Ted Bell, now a bestselling novelist, was one of the leading talents in advertising, having won every award the industry offers, including numerous Clios and Cannes Gold Lions, and, as Worldwide Creative Director of Y&R, the Grand Prix at the prestigious Cannes Festival. A native Floridian, Bell graduated from Randolph-Macon College in Virginia and is a former member of the college’s Board of Trustees. Bell began his advertising career at Doyle Dane Bernbach, New York, as a junior copywriter in the early seventies.
After 10 years at Y&R, Bell retired in 2001 to write full time. He has ten consecutive NY Times Bestsellers to his credit. The Alex Hawke series of spy thrillers published by HarperCollins. And the Nick of Time series of time travel adventures published by St. Martins.
Ted is an Adjunct Professor of English Literature at Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Florida. He is a former Trustee of Randolph-Macon College. He is also a member of DOCA, a program run by the Department of Defense in support of America’s military. He served on the Board at General Washington’s Home at Mt. Vernon, a group chaired by former Secretary of the Army, Togo West. He also served for a time as an advisor to the Undersecretary for Domestic Relations at the U.S. Department of State