Joy Bell is the chief operating and financial officer at Marzano Research and one of three principal owners of the company. Joy believes that the quality of the infrastructure that a company offers its employees is as important as the services provided to its stakeholders and clients.
In her role, Joy ensures that operations closely connect with the programmatic work in support of Marzano Research’s mission. With 35 years of experience in operations, finance, and contracting for professional services firms, she works diligently with teams to provide thoughtful, comprehensive leadership for the company, resulting in operational improvements and financial sustainability. Her expertise covers a broad range of skills in the field of government contracting, including compliance, audit, budgeting and forecasting, process improvement and internal controls, system implementation, accounting, contracts, and procurement.
Joy earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and management from Principia College in Illinois. She lives in Oregon with her partner and two Australian Shepherds, Olaf and Milo. She loves hiking and all things on and near the water.