Director of Manufacturing Services
Director of Manufacturing Services Stuart Bell joined SEC in 2021. He has over 20 years of experience with a versatile background in various manufacturing functions, including Supply Chain/Materials Management, Production Control, Quality Engineering, and ERP system implementation. Prior to joining SEC, Stuart worked for 15 years with GE Aviation and most recently as a Lead Buyer, managing a 100 million dollar spend, and the SME for their Oracle ERP system. Prior to this, he worked for Avl Technologies as an Industrial Engineer; Quality Plating as their Operations Manager; and, Stallergenes Greer as their Senior Procurement Specialist.
Stuart graduated from Asheville High School and earned his BS in Industrial Engineering from North Carolina State University in 2002. He also has his Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification.
Stuart is an active supporter of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of WNC, Open Doors of Asheville, North Asheville Little League, and the United Way.
Stuart was born in Alabama, but grew up in the North Asheville area. He has been married for 16 years to his wife Courtney and they have two teenage children, Maya & Cameron. Stuart enjoys spending time traveling with his family and on the field practicing sports with his son. Stuart is also a competitive tennis player with local leagues in the Asheville community.