Kevin Bell is an entrepreneur and long-time business and civic leader in Supplier Diversity. His educational achievements include a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting and a Masters of Business Administration degree in Business from Wayne State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant as well as a Certified Procurement Manager. Prior to becoming President and Majority Owner of Renaissance Capital Alliance in 2017, Mr. Bell gained a wealth of experience through his position as Senior Manager of Diversity Supplier Development at Chrysler Group, LLC. He was the head honcho of the company’s Supplier Diversity initiative for 6 years. Under Bell’s leadership, Chrysler’s annual spending with diverse suppliers increased from $1.4 Billion to $6.5 Billion.
Mr. Bell’s continued and impactful efforts in supplier diversity have earned him awards including: The 2007 DaimlerChrysler “Procurement Professional of the Year” Award; The Women’s Business Economic Council “2010 Corporate Volunteer of the Year” Award; The Michigan Chronicle “2010 Men of Excellence” Award; The Michigan Minority Supplier Diversity Council 2011, 2012 and 2016 Advocate of the Year Awards; 2012 Automotive News “Supplier Diversity All Star” Award; 2012 National Minority Supplier Development Council “Advocate of the Year” Award; and The 2017 Women’s Business Center Great Lakes – Legacy Award.