Martin A. Bell formerly served as Vice Chairman of Blair Investment Banking Corp., a boutique Wall Street firm specializing in public and private financings for new and early-stage companies primarily in the field of biotechnology, for over 28 years.

From 1983 through 1990, Mr. Bell was President and Chief Operating Officer of Service Resources Corp., an NYSE-listed company with operations in multiple industries including office services and financial communications, with offices throughout the U.S. and overseas. From 1977 through 1985, he was an attorney with Finley, Kumble, Wagner, et al., first as an associate and then as a partner, specializing in corporate and securities law.

Mr. Bell has also served as a director of News Communications, Inc., Venus Exploration, Inc. and various other public and private companies.

He is currently on the Board of Directors of JDRF, the leading global organization funding Type 1 Diabetes Research, and the Advisory Board of the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center at Columbia University.

Mr. Bell is an Honors graduate of the University of Michigan, 1974, and received his J.D. from New York University School of Law, 1977, where he was an Editor of the Annual Survey of American Law.