As a client executive, John Bell supports business development efforts in eastern North Carolina. He works from Sentinel’s Greenville office to help small and middle market enterprises navigate their risk portfolio to capitalize on smart, strategic insurance and investment opportunities.
John is a Mount Olive native who began his professional career with leadership positions within the Boy Scouts of America, first with the Tuscarora Council and later, with the Gulf Coast Council in Pensacola, Florida. He then transitioned to the financial services industry, where he developed an acumen for putting together business finance deals that supported rural entrepreneurs and gave rise to several successful enterprises over the span of an 11-year banking career.
John continues to serve rural people and businesses through his three elected terms in the NC House of Representatives, where he proudly serves the people of Craven, Greene, Lenoir and Wayne counties. He is currently the House Majority Leader.