Howard Bell
General Manager, Starfish

Howard Bell

As General Manager of Hobsons’ Starfish®, Howard Bell leads the company’s student success and analytics business unit, which helps colleges and universities build programs that ensure students effectively and efficiently reach their educational goals.

Howard has spent the past 20 years in higher education as the lead executive of various corporate disciplines including general management, operations, product development, sales, marketing, and finance.

Prior to joining Hobsons, Howard worked to create shareholder value at Study Group, Kaplan, Inc., Scholastic, Wayne State University, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, and several start-up companies.

Howard earned a Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Brown University, an MBA from the University of Michigan, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law.