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Diversified Trust

March 21, 2016 09:05 ET

Diversified Trust Names Mark Bell as Principal

Skilled Financial Strategist Joins Comprehensive Wealth Management Firm's Atlanta Office

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Mar 21, 2016) -   Diversified Trust, an independent comprehensive wealth management firm, with over $5 billion in client assets under management, today announced the hiring of Mark Bell as principal. Bell will be primarly responsible for servicing clients in the Atlanta office and will also contribute to new business development. 

"Mark brings dynamic experience in family and institutional investing and we are thrilled he has joined our growing team in Atlanta," said J. Hal Daughdrill III, founder and managing director at Diversified Trust. "He is a talented professional and our clients will benefit from his extensive background in private equity and hedge funds."

Prior to joining Diversified Trust, Bell served as Chief Investment Officer for BlueArc Capital Management, an alternative asset manager focused on family offices, where he remains a Director. Mark began his career with McKinsey & Co. and subsequently was Director of Strategy at D.E. Shaw & Co, where he helped develop the organization's private equity investment strategy and launched the firm's reinsurance business. He was subsequently Executive Vice Chairman of The Brand Banking Company where he led a $200 million recapitalization of the bank.

Mark graduated from Stanford University and was the valediction speaker for his class. He went on to earn his Doctorate and Master's degrees from Oxford University where he was a Marshall Scholar. Mark was named to the "40 under 40" lists by both the Atlanta Business Chronicle and Georgia Trend magazine.

Currently, he serves as an Adjunct Professor of Finance and a Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Alternative Investments at the Goizueta Business School of Emory University. Additionally, Mark serves on the Board of Visitors at Emory University, the Carter Center Board of Councilors, the Board of Directors of MAP International, the Atlanta Ballet Advisory Board, the Christian Mission Committee of the Westminster Schools, the U.S. Marshall Scholars' Southeast Regional Selection Committee, and the Board of the Bodleian Library of The University of Oxford.

Diversified Trust, founded in 1994, provides clients with comprehensive wealth management solutions, including investment management, trusts and estates, family office, and institutional advisory services via a comprehensive approach.

Diversified Trust is located at 400 Galleria Parkway SE #1400, Atlanta, GA 30339.

In addition to Atlanta, the Southeast-based company has offices in Greensboro, N.C.; Memphis, Tenn.; and Nashville, Tenn. For more information on Diversified Trust, please visit

About Diversified Trust
Diversified Trust is an employee-owned comprehensive wealth management firm based in the Southeast with more than $5 billion of client assets under management. Its clients include individuals, multi-generational families, family offices, foundations, endowments and retirement plans. Diversified Trust has offices in Atlanta, Ga.; Greensboro, N.C.; Memphis, Tenn.; and Nashville, Tenn.

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