Rhonda Spears Bell
Rhonda Spears Bell is the Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at the National Urban League in New York, NY. In this capacity, she is responsible for the strategic development and execution of all integrated marketing and digital strategies, media relations, and major conferences and events, as well as solidifying the Urban League’s brand identity nationwide.
Ms. Bell is a proven communications and marketing executive with more than 25 years of experience in various areas including: strategic planning, corporate communications, brand marketing, digital marketing, strategic partnerships, and television and radio production.
Ms. Bell joined the National Urban League in 2008. During that time, she led the creation, development and execution of several award-winning marketing and multi-media campaigns, including the organization’s Centennial campaign called, “I AM EMPOWERED”.
Ms. Bell led the re-branding and is the Creative Director of the National Urban League’s annual “State of Black America” report, which is one of the most highly-anticipated benchmarks and sources for thought leadership around racial equality in America. She also serves as the Executive Producer of the annual State of Black America Townhall television show, co-produced with TV One.
Ms. Bell is the Executive Producer of the National Urban League’s Annual Conference, which is a premier event that brings together thousands of the nation's leading political, business and community leaders to share ideas and discuss solutions to issues that have historically plagued underserved urban communities across the country.