Bell Leadership Institute Expands Services, Team

Chapel Hill, NC – November 11, 2014Bell Leadership Institute, a recognized leader in executive education and development headquartered in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, congratulates Lenka Hejlkova on her promotion to Director, Programs and Services, and is pleased to announce its newest team members: Ms. Natalie Reder, Assistant Manager of Programs and Services; and Mr. Bryan Williams, Assistant of Programs and Services.

Hejlkova joined Bell Leadership in 2008 and has played a major role in Bell Leadership’s seminars and assessments, and leads Bell’s marketing and social media initiatives. “Lenka raises the bar and inspires our team to be better and work harder.   Her contributions impact our mission, clients, and team in a significant and positive way,” said Dr. Gerald D. Bell, Bell Leadership’s founder and CEO.

In five years with Fleet Feet Sports in Carrboro, NC, and nearly as long as Director of Training Programs, Reder, a highly motivated person with passion for people and teamwork, has helped hundreds of individuals set and achieve their goals. Reder supports Bell’s mission of building world-class leaders.  “I am honored,” she says, “to be working at an organization that has set the standard in leadership development training for over 40 years.”

Williams, a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and minor in Anthropology, served as the Head Research Assistant at the Center for Decision Research at Kenan-Flagler Business School, and brings a unique skill set to the Bell team.  “I look forward to learning from Dr. Bell and his talented team,” says Williams.

Both Reder and Williams joined the Bell Leadership staff July 2014 to assist in building world-class leadership seminars and handling the high volume of leadership assessments and custom surveys.

Dr. Bell founded Bell Leadership Institute to achieve his mission of building world-class leaders, one leader at a time.  He is a renowned expert on leadership and a long-time professor at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School where he is recognized as one of the original architects of the school’s leadership initiatives.  Through Bell Leadership’s seminars in Chapel Hill, on-site programs, and the Train-the-Trainer program, over 10,000 people have graduated from the Achievers I seminar.  Achievers I is the foundation of Bell’s Leadership Mastery Series TM, a complete leadership development system.


Bell Leadership Institute ( is a recognized leader in executive education and development. Since 1972, Bell Leadership has helped organizations develop leadership mastery through its programs and services.  Its training programs have been used by more than 500,000 leaders in more than 4,700 organizations in over 30 countries.