Our Team

Jarratt Bell
Managing Broker
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In 2009, Jarratt co-founded White Bridge Partners, Inc., as a means to provide funding for attractive real-estate projects affected by tight credit markets. Additionally, the Nashville Chamber of Commerce and YP Nashville announced Jarratt as a finalist for Nashville’s Emerging Leader Award in Real Estate. He also serves as an RPAC trustee for Greater Nashville Association of Realtors’ (GNAR). In 2008, Jarratt was named Greater Nashville’s Rookie of The Year for the highest sales volume among all new Realtors. Additionally, he was selected as one of only 28 members of the 2008 class of Leadership GNAR. This is quite an honor considering that the GNAR boasts over 4,000 members!

Jarratt has over 10 years of sales experience and is a seasoned real estate investor as well. Prior to entering the real estate field, Jarratt helped start Digital Safety Technologies in Nashville. As Vice President of Planning/Sales, he helped grow it into the market leader in its field at the time of its acquisition in 2005. Years of extensive business travel led Jarratt to shed the corporate world so that he could put his skills to work at home in Nashville. Although he still works late nights to provide clients superior service, now he’s in the same city as his family every night!

Jarratt earned an MBA with a concentration in marketing from Vanderbilt University’s Owen School of Business where he graduated with honors. Jarratt also has an undergraduate degree in Economics from Vanderbilt (Cum Laude).

Jarratt is a board member and Past President of The Bootstraps Foundation, a charitable organization which has provided over $1 million in college scholarships to young men and women in Middle Tennessee…students who have demonstrated determination and perseverance in the face of extreme obstacles. Jarratt recently completed a 2-year term on the board of the Kiwanis Club of Nashville. He is an active member of Covenant Presbyterian Church.

Bill Bell
Affiliated Broker
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Bill won the GNAR’s Silver Award of Excellence in 2006, 2007 and 2008 and a Gold Award of Excellence in 2007 and 2008 from Sumner Association of Realtors. He has also recently been named to the Fairvue Plantation 100 as one of the 100 most influential Realtors in the Nashville area. Prior to joining Fridrich & Clark Realty, Bill spent over 40 years in sales, 33 with the Ross Division of Abbott Laboratories. Out of a sales force of more than 500, he was consistently ranked in the top one-percent of the national sales force and has won numerous sales awards including 4 #1 rankings nationally. He also received the Chairman’s Award at Abbott Laboratories which is awarded yearly by the CEO to only 10 out of 55,000 employees.

Bill’s passions include reading , cooking, and visiting the Florida Keys with family.  He is a member of Gallatin Morning Rotary, Gallatin Chamber of Commerce, serves on the Board of Directors for Children are People, and attends Hendersonville First Baptist Church where he serves in the Parking Lot and Nursing Home Ministries.

Judi Bell
Affiliated Broker

Judi has just joined Rochford Bell (husband, Bill and son, Jarratt) to complete the team. Her mission is not only to strengthen and lend support to the team but to provide exemplary service to clients and to the real estate community while having fun as a professional.

Prior to joining the team, Judi had an extensive background in the educational profession. She earned both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Middle Tennessee State University. During her classroom career, she was awarded a Sabbatical Leave Grant, served as a Career Ladder Evaluator, and was selected by her peers as McGavock High School Teacher of the Year, and a Tennessee Council of Teachers of English Award recipient. Hospital Corporation of America also awarded her a writing grant to establish a Critical Thinking class into her school’s curriculum.

After leaving a thirty-year career in the classroom, she became an Adjunct Professor at Peabody/ Vanderbilt, served as an Educational Consultant with the Institute of School Leaders through a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Grant, and more recently served as an Educational Specialist in the Tennessee Exemplary Educators program. These are skills which have carry-over with clients who are seeking to live in areas which offer the best educational opportunities for their children.

Judi’s passions include reading, being a spectator at  Tennessee Volunteers’  football,  loving on her boxer Bella, and hanging out with her grand daughters, Madeline and Abigail.  She is a member of Hendersonville First Baptist Church where she formerly served on the Personnel Committee, and Place Counselor and currently serves as a Decision Counselor.  She is a member of the Gallatin Chamber of Commerce, a volunteer for Lifeline of Tennessee, past president of  the Gallatin Morning Rotary and currently serving as Program Chair.  In addition to residential sales, she is the on­site agent for Providence North in Cedar Creek Commons in Mt. Juliet, TN.

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Affiliated Broker

Wendy is a Nashville native with over 22 years of sales and marketing experience.  Prior to joining the real estate business Wendy managed with great success national accounts such as Dollar General, Wal-Mart, Kmart, Sears and Family Dollar for a billion dollar corporation.

For more than two decades Wendy has donated her time and helped raise funds and awareness for non-profit organizations such as the American Heart Association, Reading is Fundamental, and in 2009 she was a U.S. Delegate for Susan G. Komen for the Cure where she helped turn the Pyramids Pink in Cairo, Egypt.  Wendy is also a board member of the Hillsboro-West End Neighborhood Association.

A graduate of Austin Peay State University, Wendy holds a BS in Corporate Communications and Marketing.

LaRawn Rhea
Affiliated Broker

Mary Spotts
Office Manager