William Bell

CFO, MA Department of Education

Bill Bell is the Senior Associate Commissioner for Administration & Finance for the MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. As the Senior Associate Commissioner for Administration & Finance, Bill serves as the Chief Financial Officer and oversees the delivery of over $6 billion in annual education resources to the K-12 public education system in the Commonwealth. Bill has built a 30 year career in public sector financial management and administration, and has led and supported a number of transformative service delivery initiatives in the organizations he has served. Prior to a career in the education sector, Bill provided organizational change and financial improvement consulting services to state and local governments; as well as serving the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a budget director and chief financial officer in the Health & Human Services sector.