Buckner Bell

Senior Director, Global Talent Acquisition

Buckner oversees Partner-level growth initiatives globally for DHR’s multiple services offerings and leads internal recruitment for the firm’s Research & Execution teams. In this capacity, he supports the firm’s senior leadership in developing efficient, effective and creative recruiting strategies to add complementary value to DHR’s global platform.

Buckner Bell

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While working closely with senior consultants to provide ongoing, global operational support, Buckner is responsible for arranging and implementing on-boarding of new hires, which includes training and assimilation into the DHR family of companies.

He has overseen the engagement, recruitment and onboarding of multiple Practice Leaders and top support team members, and has been integral in strengthening the DHR platform. Buckner has been a leader in opening new offices and has implemented multiple best practices focused on improved recruitment processes, on-boarding and marketing for all employees. Additionally, he is a member of the corporate operations team and has been key in multiple database upgrades, as well as leading new initiatives for the Partner population.

Rising through the ranks at DHR, Buckner has served in multiple capacities within the organization. Prior to his current role, Buckner served as Associate and member of the Private Equity / Venture Capital, Investor Relations and Industrial Practices. He previously worked for a retained staffing firm in London, completing multiple, international assignments and for a South Carolina law firm focusing on estate planning and development.

Buckner holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Economics and International Studies from the University of South Carolina and an MBA, with concentration in Leadership and Strategy, from Wake Forest University School of Business. Hospitality and customer service are integral parts of Buckner’s foundation, having been raised in and currently serving as an Advisor and Consultant for a Charlotte-based restaurant business his family owns and operates.

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