Jackie Bell

(Not a member of the Florida Bar)

Office phone: 904-384-1264

jbell@bmolaw.com

Office Location: Jacksonville

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Jackie Bell

(Not a member of the Florida Bar)

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Jackie Bell joined the Firm in 2014 as a Public Finance Professional.  Prior to joining Bryant Miller Olive in 2014, Mrs. Bell spent fourteen years as a Public Finance Professional for other public finance firms located within the State of Florida.  As a Public Finance Professional, she has supported bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, disclosure counsel, borrower’s counsel and issuer’s counsel on a variety of tax-exempt financings, including general government, utilities, airports, single and multifamily housing, industrial development, charter education, community redevelopment, pooled loan and other complex financings.   Prior to her work as a Public Finance Professional in the legal field, Mrs. Bell spent more than 15 years as a senior banker with regional investment banking firms.  That experience includes serving as financial advisor or senior managing underwriter for various Northwest Florida issuers, including the City of Pensacola, Escambia County, Escambia County Utilities Authority, City of Fort Walton Beach, Pace Property Finance Authority, Holley-Navarre Water System, Inc., and the School Boards of Santa Rosa County, Escambia County and Okaloosa County, Florida.

PRACTICE AREAS

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Leadership Florida, Graduate

Leadership Pensacola, Graduate and Past Co-Chair of the Alumni Board

Co-Leader, Stepping Stones, A Women’s Ministry of Pathways for Change

Community Life Center United Methodist Church, Member

Pensacola Area Chamber of Commerce, Past Member of Board of Directors and Chair of Local Issues Committee

Five Flags Sertoma, Past Member of Board of Directors, Vice-President, Sponsorship and Social Chairman

American Cancer Society, Past Member, Board of Directors

Community Drug and Alcohol Commission, Past Member, Board of Directors

Waterfront Rescue Mission, Past Member, Board of Directors

Be Ready Alliance Coordinating for Emergencies (BRACE), Founding Board Member and Past Chair

Grace Music, Inc., Founding Board Member and Past Chair

HONORS & AWARDS

National Hero Finalist, Sixth Annual Volvo for Life Awards (2007)

Emerging Leader of the Year (1993), Pensacola Area Chamber of Commerce

The Presidents Volunteer Service Award (2007)

Outstanding Leadership Award (2008), Be Ready Alliance Coordinating for Emergencies (BRACE)