Family and Friends of Frederick A. Bell
Frederick A. Bell served as CEO of Steelcase from 1985-1988, and he was a supporter of Grand Valley’s Seidman College of Business. He retired from Steelcase Inc. in February 1988. Fred was active in the Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA). He also served on the advisory committees of the Faculties Management Program and Seidman School of Business, both at GVSU.
According to his family, Mr. Bell “loved business and had a very international perspective, long before globalization became a popular buzzword. He would be pleased to know the scholarship continues to move forward.”