Keili Bell

Development Director

As Friends – Utah Development Director, Keili Bell provides strategy and support for donors and community leaders realize their goals for society. Keili works diligently to understand the values and vision of each of our supporters and partners to bring about the greatest community impact.

Before her time with Friends – Utah, Keili has worked in philanthropy with multiple entities including an international film festival that raises funds for a national children’s water education program and directing corporate social impact events for brands like Patagonia and Outdoor Retailer.

Keili holds a Professional Certificate in Fundraising and Development from UC Davis with a focus in major gifts and annual fundraising; Keili also brings training in family legacy planning and giving strategies. Keili is from both Hawaii and Wyoming, and now lives in Salt Lake City. Keili loves spending time with family and friends, skiing, traveling by bicycle, and learning languages like Arabic and Spanish.

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