Holly Bell has over 20 years of business, analysis, and management experience with 9 of those years at a Fortune 100 company. She holds a BA in Economics and International Studies with a core in American Foreign Policy and a minor in Political Science, an MBA with an emphasis in management, and holds a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree also with an emphasis in management. Holly Bell left corporate America in 2003 to pursue a career in higher education and is an Associate Professor, with tenure, in the University of Alaska system where she teaches finance, economics and business administration. She also served as Business Program Coordinator and is the author of published academic articles in the areas of economics, finance, organizational behavior, and higher education. Dr. Bell is also part of the affiliated scholar networks at the CATO Institute and Mercatus Center at George Mason University. In her spare time, she writes novels.