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Stacey Bell, CPA, MAC, CBM, CGMA

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The FAU Foundation Financial and Accounting Staff
Full Bio

Stacey Bell holds more than 17 years of experience in finance and leadership in higher education. Florida Atlantic University hired Bell in 2004 as the Assistant Vice President and University Controller and in 2014 was promoted to Associate Vice President for Finance, Planning and Analysis for the University. Bell is responsible for all aspects of FAU’s Foundations Finances.

  • Prior to FAU, Bell served at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Over 10 years, she rose from position as a coordinator to controller.  She was responsible for all of the finance and budget functions and took them through a system conversion.
  • From 1987 to 1992, Bell worked in public accounting in the audit sector which her primary audit focus was on not-for-profits entities.


  • University of Florida, Fisher School of Accounting – Bachelors of Science
  • Florida International University – Masters of Accounting