Greater Topeka 20 Under 40: JOHN BELL
Photo by Nathan Ham
Education: Emporia State University, BS
Hometown: Topeka, KS
Spouse: Stacey Bell
Children: Brady (4) and Cambrie (2)
My role model is my father, Kurt Bell. He went above and beyond to show me what it takes to be a responsible adult and father. I’ll be forever grateful to this man. He continues to be a wonderful influence and role model in my life.
Best Advice Ever Received:
"Live life with no regrets."
Accomplishment Most Proud Of:
Graduating college, it took a lot of hard work and dedication.
Vice President of Topeka Tourism Alliance.
Under his supervision, Old Prairie Town received Historical / Cultural Facility Award by the National Association of County Parks & Recreation.
Created “Friends of Old Prairie Town.”
“John is a very conscientious, hard worker. He is always considerate of his co-workers and volunteers. John is very organized. He makes certain that every employee is working to their best capacity… John is a great leader. He gives his volunteers the freedom to lead a project and make suggestion to make it better.”
- Philicia McKee
Keep America Beautiful-Topeka/Shawnee County