James A. Bell

Former Professional at International Business Machines Corporation

James A. Bell

James A. Bell

Former Professional at International Business Machines Corporation

Overview
Career Highlights

Boeing Company Pension Fund
The Boeing Company

RelSci Relationships

18854

Primary Location

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Number of Boards

17

Birthday

06/04/1948 - Los Angeles, CA, United States

Age

70

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Executive Chairman at CDW Corporation

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Chief Executive Officer at Rush University Medical Center

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President & Chief Financial Officer at Dow Chemical Company

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Former Management Training Program at Inland Steel Company

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Chief Executive Officer at Illinois Tool Works, Inc.

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Allstate Insurance Company

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Special Adviser at Public Investment Fund

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Chief Executive Officer at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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Chief Executive Officer at Dow Chemical Company

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Executive Officer at LHB B Trust

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James A. Bell
Former Professional at International Business Machines Corporation
Education
Bachelor's in Accounting

California State University, Los Angeles has one of the most diverse student populations of any college or university in the nation. The University is committed to free scholarly inquiry, to high-quality teaching, and to academic excellence in undergraduate, graduate, and other post-baccalaureate and extended education programs.

Memberships
Member
Current

The Commercial Club of Chicago resulted from the 1907 merger of two predecessor Chicago clubs: the Merchants Club (organized in 1896) and the Commercial Club (organized in 1877). Its most active members included George Pullman, Marshall Field, Cyrus McCormick, George Armour, Frederic Delano, Sewell Avery, Rufus C. Dawes, and Julius Rosenwald. The club has promoted Chicago's economic development for generations and championed member Daniel Burnham's Plan of Chicago (1909), also known as Burnham's plan. The plan gave the blueprint for the future growth and development of the entire Chicago region.

Member
Current

The Economic Club of Chicago was organized in 1927 "to aid in the creation and expression of an enlightened public opinion on the important economic and social questions of the day.” Equally important, through its membership policies, the Club works to identify upcoming young leaders to insure a continuum of knowledge and traditions within Chicago’s civic and business community as the torch of leadership passes from one generation to the next.

Career History
Professional
Tenure Unconfirmed

The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is an American multinational technology and consulting corporation, with headquarters in Armonk, New York, United States. IBM manufactures and markets computer hardware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology.

Vice President, Contracts & Pricing
1997 - 2000

Boeing Satellite Systems, Inc. designs electronic systems. The firm provides electronic systems which uses in military and commercial satellite programs which includes US navy's mobile user operating systems, NASA tracking and data relay satellite data communications system. The company is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Interim Chief Executive Officer
1996 - 2012

The Boeing Co. is an aerospace company, which engages in the manufacture of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. It operates through the following segments: Commercial Airplanes; Defense, Space and Security; Global Services; and Boeing Capital. The Commercial Airplanes segment includes the development, production, and market of commercial jet aircraft and provides fleet support services, principally to the commercial airline industry worldwide. The Defense, Space and Security segment refers to the research, development, production and modification of manned and unmanned military aircraft and weapons systems for global strike, including fighter and combat rotorcraft aircraft and missile systems; global mobility, including tanker, rotorcraft and tilt-rotor aircraft; and airborne surveillance and reconnaissance, including command and control, battle management and airborne anti-submarine aircraft. The Global Services segment provides services to commercial and defense customers. The Boeing Capital segment seeks to ensure that Boeing customers have the financing they need to buy and take delivery of their Boeing product and manages overall financing exposure. The company was founded by William Edward Boeing on July 15, 1916 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Boards & Committees
Independent Director
2015 - Current

Apple, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of mobile communication, media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players. It operates through the following geographical segments: Americas, Europe, Greater China, Japan, and Rest of Asia Pacific. The Americas segment includes North and South America. The Europe segment consists of European countries, as well as India, the Middle East, and Africa. The Greater China segment comprises of China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. The Rest of Asia Pacific segment includes Australia and Asian countries. The company was founded by Steven Paul Jobs, Ronald Gerald Wayne, and Stephen G. Wozniak on April 1, 1976 and is headquartered in Cupertino, CA.

Member, Board of Directors
2015 - Current

CDW Corp. engages in the provision of information technology solutions including mobility, security, data center optimization, cloud computing, virtualization and collaboration. It operates through the following segments: Corporate, Small Business, and Public. The Corporate segment serves the private sector business customers. The Small Business segment also caters to the private sector businesses but with smaller number of employees. The Public segment involves government agencies, education, and healthcare institutions. The company was founded in 1984 by Michael P. Krasny and is headquartered in Lincolnshire, IL.

Independent Director
2011 - Current

JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an American multinational banking and financial services holding company. It is the largest bank in the United States by assets, and as of 2012, it ranks as the second largest bank in the world by assets with total assets of $2.509 trillion. It is a major provider of financial services, and according to Forbes magazine is the world's second largest public company based on a composite ranking. The hedge fund unit of JPMorgan Chase is one of the largest hedge funds in the United States. It was formed in 2000, when Chase Manhattan Corporation merged with J.P. Morgan & Co

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

Rush is a not-for-profit academic medical center comprising Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Oak Park Hospital and Rush Health. Renowned Patient Care Rush University Medical Center encompasses a 664-bed hospital serving adults and children, including the Johnston R. Bowman Health Center, which provides medical and rehabilitative care to older adults and people with short- and long-term disabilities. It includes Rush's 376-bed Tower hospital building, which opened in 2012 as part of the Medical Center's major campus renovation. Rush's commitment to sustainability innovation earned the Tower LEED Gold certification. It is the largest new construction health care project in the world to be LEED Gold certified. Rush's renovation also includes Rush's Orthopedic Building, which opened in 2010, and the ongoing campuswide implementation of an electronic medical record system, enhancing patient care and safety. A unique combination of research and patient care has earned Rush national rankings in 11 of 16 specialty areas in U.S. News & World Report's 2012-13 America's Best Hospitals issue, among other recognitions of our quality of care and accreditations. Our nurses are at the forefront of our efforts to provide quality care, receiving Magnet status three times for making outstanding nursing care the standard at the Medical Center. Rush was the first hospital in Illinois serving adults and children to receive Magnet status — the highest honor in nursing — and the first in Illinois to earn a third four-year designation. And some of the world’s best athletes trust themselves to the hands of our physicians. Rush is proud to be the preferred hospital for the Chicago Bulls and home to the team physicians for both the Chicago Bulls and the Chicago White Sox.

Chairman, Board of Directors
Prior - 2015
Trustee
Prior

Center for Strategic & International Studies, Inc. provides strategic insights & policy solutions to decision makers in government, international institutions, the private sector, and civil society. Its projects focus on areas such as AIDS, arms control, conflict resolution, NATO, the environment, immigration, intelligence, trade, health care, OPEC, space policy, and terrorism. The company was founded in 1962 by David M. Abshire and Admiral Arleigh Burke and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$10K - $25K
2013

The Chicago Urban League works for economic, educational and social progress for African Americans and promotes strong, sustainable communities through advocacy, collaboration and innovation.

Political Donations
$1,000
2011

Senator from Washington

$2,400
2010

Senior Director at The Bank of New York Mellon Corp. (Wealth Management)

$1,000
2010

Senior Policy Advisor at Van Ness Feldman LLP

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