Jeff Bell is a family man, entrepreneur and lifelong athlete. During the 1970s Jeff spent seven summers at Camp Susquehannock as a camper. He graduated from The Lawrenceville School (Lawrenceville, NJ) in 1982 and was a member of the Basketball, Baseball and Track teams. From there he went on to play Baseball at Texas Christian University (Fort Worth, TX) before transferring and graduating in 1987 from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

For the past twenty years Jeff has been highly active in the area of extreme endurance sports; inclusive of Mountain Biking and Adventure Racing and he continues to compete on a national level. His team reached the podium five consecutive years in the U.S. Adventure Racing National Championships and finished in first place four consecutive years in the 24 Hours of Allamuchy Mountain Bike Race.

In 2017 Jeff was a course designer for the United States Adventure Racing National Championships and currently serves on the board of directors for the United States Adventure Racing Association.

As an entrepreneur Jeff comes to Susquehannock with a great deal of experience in leading organizations and businesses. This includes Board Experience, Strategic Planning & Leadership, Fundraising, Recruiting, Major Event Planning & Design, Managing & Motivating Employees, Coaching, Volunteer Management, Direct Marketing and Business Development.

Jeff and his wife Kim live in Center Valley, PA and have been married since 1989. They have two daughters, Courtney and Lauren.

Special skills and interests include: Skiing, Snowshoeing, Flat & Whitewater Paddling, Mountaineering, Wilderness Navigation, Coaching and Public Speaking

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