Gary Bell is a Managing Director for the Private Wealth division of Ronald Blue Trust.
As Managing Director, Gary oversees the day-to-day operations, growth, and expansion of the branch office in Nashville, Tennessee. In addition to his leadership role, Gary works with individuals, families, and businesses, using his objective perspective to help them make wise financial decisions, live generously, and leave a lasting legacy. His goal is to help clients have the clarity and confidence to focus on the things that matter most to them. Gary and his team integrate financial planning, investment management, and trust services into financial plans tailored to his clients’ needs.
Prior to joining Ronald Blue & Co. (the predecessor company to Ronald Blue Trust) in 1995, Gary worked as a Tax Specialist for KPMG Peat Marwick LLP, where he assisted individuals and businesses in tax planning and compliance.
Gary holds a BS in Accounting and Business Administration from Presbyterian College where he graduated cum laude in 1992. He earned his Master of Accountancy from the University of Georgia in 1993. Gary is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM certificant and a Certified Wealth Strategist®.
Gary’s past and present community involvement includes his position as an Elder at his local church and a board member to various organizations including New Hope Academy, ThriftSmart, Fellowship of Christian Athletes of Middle Tennessee, and Siloam Health.
Gary and his wife, Allena, reside in Franklin, Tennessee, with their four children.