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Keisha Bell

Keisha Bell serves as Managing Director, Head of Talent Management and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) at DTCC. In this role, Keisha is responsible for acquiring and retaining talent and developing DTCC’s next generation of leaders. She partners with business leaders to leverage employees to achieve strong business outcomes, focus on talent growth and mobility and to ensure DEI principles are fully integrated into the firm’s workplace practices.

Keisha has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry across several sectors, including broker/dealer operations, technology transformation, program management and business analysis. Prior to this role, she served as Managing Director of DTCC’s Risk Management Reporting, Governance, Analysis and Program Management group. She successfully led the firm’s Board and Management Risk Committees, regulatory, audit and compliance reporting, management control testing and program management of the Financial and Technology Risk initiatives. She previously was a member of DTCC’s Global Diversity and Inclusion Council and is a founding leader of the firm’s LGBTQA professional network. She currently serves on the advisory council of The Alliance and on the Board of Directors of the New York City Anti-Violence Project. Additionally, Keisha also leads DTCC’s Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives.

Prior to DTCC, Keisha worked for Seligman Funds and Park Avenue Securities. She has been recognized for a number of awards, including the Diversity Woman Elite 100 list, as published by Diversity Woman magazine, 2021 World Federation of Exchanges Women Leaders List and the 2020 OUTstanding LGBT+ Role Models - Top LGBT Executives.

Keisha earned her Bachelor of Science in Organizational Behavior from New York University.

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