Bell Partners Names New SVP
- Nov 03, 2015
Greensboro, N.C.—Bell Partners Inc announced Richard (Rick) Morris will join the company as a senior vice president and will lead the Construction Services business unit. Morris will report to Lili Dunn, Bell’s chief investment officer and chair of the executive committee. Morris will assume his responsibilities effective November 2, 2015.
Bell Partners was ranked last year as the 7th largest apartment renovator in the nation by Multi-Family Executive Magazine. During 2015, the company has almost 20,000 apartment homes, located across 16 U.S. markets, under renovation. The addition of Rick Morris is the latest of a series of initiatives to strengthen the Company’s core competency in Construction Services. Morris is joining two other highly experienced leaders in this field, Zach Maggart (senior vice president of construction, formerly with Berkshire) and Salman Mujahid (vice president, formerly with AvalonBay Communities), both of whom will report to him.
Morris has over 35 years of experience in the real estate industry, including 20 years leading the renovation and new construction group with AvalonBay Communities Inc., one of the largest apartment builders and renovators in the country. Morris has also held positions at Kettler Brothers and Artery Organization. He holds a BS from West Virginia State University in Construction Management and studied for a Master’s Degree in Engineering Management from West Virginia College of Graduate Studies.