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John Bell

Founder & CEO


John Bell, is an entrepreneur, a leader and technology solutions creator with over 20 years’ experience in the recruitment industry. First as an executive recruiter with his own firm, Bell & Associates, then in 1998 as founder and CEO of Boxwood Technology, Inc. Boxwood is a career center / job board platform provider specializing in career centers sponsored by professional societies and trade association. With over 1,000 clients, Boxwood is considered a leader in the online recruitment industry. After Boxwood was acquired by RLJ Equity Partners and Naylor LLC in 2014, John founded reThink Data a new technology company that integrates industries and ecosystems to make data and content exchange simpler than ever. John and his wife Kate live in Monkton, Maryland, and raised two children and have three grandchildren. John is a graduate of Randolph Macon College in Ashland Virginia.