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Chris Bulger joins BELL's Board of Directors

BOSTON, MA - August 30, 2013 - BELL welcomed Chris Bulger to its governing Board of Directors. Chris is Managing Partner of Bulger Partners, an international strategy consulting and investment banking firm focused on the the tech sector.

Prior to founding Bulger Partners, Chris was a senior partner and member of the management committee of Robertson Stephens, a global investment bank that was acquired by Bank of America. In addition, he has professional experience as a Management Consultant and Systems engineer in the alternate energy industry. He has been involved in over 150 Public Offerings, M&A, and Private Equity transactions around the globe while acting as advisor to leading knowledge economy companies such as IBM, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Knight Securities, Infosys, and e*Trade. Chris is also an active investor and currently sits on the board s of Capsule Technology and Offerpop Software.

Chris holds a BS in Engineering from Boston University and an MBA from Yale University. He has been involved with BELL for several years, having advised our strategic planning process, supported special events, and served on our development committee.

We had a chance to ask Chris a few quick questions as he joined our board.

What stands out about BELL that inspired you to join our Board of Directors?

Solving a critical problem using innovative methods - and measured results.

What are your hopes and dreams for BELL?

Keep finding the best way to help aspiring scholars.

What do you look forward to contributing to BELL to make those hopes and dreams come true?

Tactically - by helping where I'm asked.

If you could give one piece of advice to a BELL scholar, what would it be?

Knowledge is power and freedom.