Gus H. Bell, III, PE, Celebrates 50 Years With Hussey Gay Bell
Savannah, GA – This August marks an important milestone in the firm history of Hussey Gay Bell – the celebration of Gus H. Bell, III, PE’s 50th year with the firm.
A native of Dillon, South Carolina, Mr. Gus H. Bell, III, PE, serves as Chairman of the Board, Emeritus, of Hussey Gay Bell. Mr. Bell earned a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering at The Citadel in 1959 and attended graduate school at the University of Kentucky. Mr. Bell joined the firm in 1966 and from 1986-2012 served as the firm’s Chairman until son, G. Holmes Bell, IV, PE, assumed the Chairman role in 2013.
Gus H. Bell, III, PE, is long credited with a history of philanthropy and commitment to the community.
Current and past commitments include: Mercer University School of Medicine, Savannah – Chairman of Board; Memorial Health Medical Center Board; Mercer University Board; Past Board – Savannah Electric and Power Company; Past Board – Georgia Power; Past Board – Savannah Country Day School; Past Board – Dillon Key Club; Past Board – Cotillion Club, Savannah; Past Board Member – Savannah Telfair of Arts; Past Board & Founder – St. Andrew’s School; Past Board – Independent Presbyterian Church School; Past Board – Georgia State Chamber of Commerce; Past Board – The Citadel Advisory Board; Elder – First Presbyterian Church, Savannah, Georgia; SunTrust Bank of Savannah Business Development Board, plus Executive Committee; Past President – Saint Andrews Society of Savannah; Past Trustee, Deacon & Elder – Independent Presbyterian Church; Past Deacon, Elder and Founder – Wilmington Island Presbyterian Church; Past Board/President – Savannah Golf Club; Past Board – Savannah Yacht Club; Past Board/President – The Oglethorpe Club; Past Board/President – Civitan Club; Past Board – U.S. Military Engineers, Savannah; Past Board – Wade Hampton Golf Club.
Other appointments, awards and volunteerism include: Georgia Water Council; Georgia Savannah River Committee; MMC Provident Foundation Board; The Citadel Bond Volunteers; Olympic Arts Ashore Board (Savannah 1996 Olympic Venue); State Senate Committee for Indigent Care (Chatham County & MMC); President’s Resource Council – The Citadel; American-Saudi Business Roundtable; Savannah Economic Development Authority Advisory Board; Telfair Museum Board; The Citadel Summerall Guards; Telfair Museum Building Committee, Chairman Junior Achievement; 2010 Junior Achievement Savannah Business Hall of Fame; and 2014 The Citadel School of Engineering Academy of Engineers Honoree.