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Paula Bell, CBAP®

Business Analyst Certified (IIBA), B2T Certified, Certified Life Purpose Coach

Executive Summary

Paula Bell is a speaker, coach and consultant in the areas of business analysis, project management, leadership, diversity & inclusion, career and self development.  She is a certified Business Analyst and a Certified Life Purpose Coach. She has also authored articles for business analysis trade magazines, as well as, special blog posts for different organizations on wide array of topics.  She has 21+ years of experience in corporate America in project roles to include business analyst, requirements manager, business initiatives manager, business process quality manager, technical writer, project manager, developer, test lead and implementation lead. Paula has experience in a variety of industries to include media, courts, manufacturing and financial. Paula has lead multiple highly-visible multi-million dollar technology and business projects to create solutions to transform businesses as either a consultant, senior business analyst or manager.   She has held Vice President positions in corporate America manning teams of business analysts and business process consultants.  


Through her 5-tier consulting business model, leveraging martial arts concepts, Paula helps individuals find their passion, build their brand, and enhance their skill sets through consultations, coaching and customizable documentation.  In hopes to inspire, motivate and encourage others through a structured journey of self reflection and awareness as a catalyst for unlimited success. 

She has a Bachelors of Science in Management Information Systems, as well as a 2nd Degree Black Belt in Martial Arts.  Paula is also a Certified Business Analyst through B2T and the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA), as well as a Certified Life Purpose Coach through Transformation Academy.


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"Paula, I cannot thank you enough for all your hard work to pull together material for a presentation on estimation.  Our audience all felt you had a great grasp of the subject matter and enjoyed hearing about your experiences.  I hope to have an opportunity to work with you in the future on other subjects that will greatly enhance the business analyst role in our company."



Kimberly Kuennen

CUNA Mutual Group

"Thank you for speaking at our Business Analysis/Project Management Top Careers in Des Moines meeting. Your presentation was very well received by our members.  The information in your presentation on Business Analysis was timely and insightful.  We hope that you enjoyed meeting the members of the Des Moines Jaycees and that you will consider returning in the future to continue the discussion.Thank you again for taking time to speak at our meeting."


Shawn Wagner
President, Des Moines,Jaycees

"Paula is extremely effective as a business analyst mentor and coach.  Her knowledge about the industry is very helpful in preparing for an interview. She knows what hiring managers are looking for and is very helpful in preparing answers for potential interviewing questions.  I liked working with her and will use her again.  I also got the job I interviewed for." 



Allison Bishop




Phone:     515-650-8028 
 PO BOX 41157

              Des Moines, IA 50311


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