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Rex Bell

Vice President - Western

Fort Collins, CO

As Western Division vice president, I bring over 35 years of experience providing project management, financial expertise, operations leadership, and strategic direction for engineering service businesses around the world.

Throughout my career I have taken on complex issues and worked with diverse teams. I apply my communication and team-building skills to Ayres' pursuit of growth and expansion opportunities in the West.

I rose through the ranks of a major engineering and construction firm with 7,000 employees serving clients in 36 countries. As a senior executive I oversaw significant projects such as the Panama Canal Expansion and managed operations on six continents. I have extensive national and international experience in natural resources; energy; water; infrastructure; and services for municipal, state, and federal agencies.

Among my areas of expertise are:

  • Enterprise management
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Project management
  • Contract negotiations
  • Change management
  • Financial analysis
  • Risk management
  • BA, Accounting/Business Administration, Western State College