Jay Bell - President & Owner

Email Jay - 423-760-1088

Jay Bell is an accomplished heavy equipment operator, carpenter, construction superintendent, and well-respected real estate agent.  With a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Jay brings a wealth of construction and real estate knowledge to all projects.  He oversees the new home and lot sales for all Bell properties and handles the subdivision design and construction, from the purchase of raw land to the final finished neighborhoods.  When he is not selling homes, Jay enjoys reading, fishing, and time with his family.

Licenses in Tennessee: Real Estate Brokers, Contractors, LEED A.P.


Kent Hannah - Chief Financial Officer

Email Kent - 423-266-1252

Kent is a Certified Public Accountant with over 30 years of accounting and financial management experience.  Prior to joining the Bell group of companies, he was a senior manager with Deloitte Financial Advisory Services, assisting clients with a wide variety of projects, including liquidating failed banks during the height of the financial crisis.  Kent has performed numerous workouts of residential and commercial real estate loans as a consultant to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Resolution Trust Corporation.  In addition, he spent seven years as the Chief Financial Officer and Partner of an upper-end homebuilder in Marietta, Georgia.  Early in his career, he was the Vice President of Finance for a multi-national commercial real estate developer and property manager where he developed new processes and streamlined operations.  Kent also spent years in public accounting performing tax and audit services, including several with PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Kent is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a former board member of the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants’ North Atlanta Chapter.  Additionally, he is the past president of the North Cobb Rotary Club and a former community bank director.

Kent graduated from the University of West Georgia with a degree in Accounting.  He is married with two grown children.  When he is not working, Kent enjoys researching stocks and playing tennis.


Kaye Ivey - Licensed Realtor

Email Kaye - 423-902-8186

Kaye offers an abundance of experience and proficiency in real estate sales, particularly in the field of new construction.  Perseverance, a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, and a commitment to customer service have played vital roles in her long-standing success throughout her real estate career, and her accreditations, memberships, and awards convey just a portion of her achievements and dedication.  Kaye not only continues to make exceptional contributions to the Greater Chattanooga Association of Realtors, Home Builders Association of Southern Tennessee, and the Women’s Council of Realtors, but she is also very proactive in giving back to the community.

Memberships and Associations:

  • Greater Chattanooga Association of Realtors - Member since 2004
  • Greater Chattanooga Association of Realtors, Professional Development Committee - 2007
  • National Association of Realtors - Member
  • Tennessee Association of Realtors - Member
  • Tennessee - Licensed Realtor
  • Georgia - License Retired
  • Home Builders Association of Southern Tennessee - Affiliate Member
  • Home Builders Association of Southern Tennessee - Women's Council Member

Home Builders Association of Southern Tennessee Titles and Trajectories:

  • Home Builders Association of Southern Tennessee - Officer
  • Home Builders Association of Southern Tennessee - 2008 President's Award
  • Home Builders Association of Southern Tennessee - Affiliate Associate - May 2008
  • Home Builders Association of Southern Tennessee - Spike Club Member
  • Home Builders Association of Southern Tennessee - Century Club Member - 2009, 2010, 2011
  • Home Builders Association of Southern Tennessee - Affiliate Member

Women's Council of Realtors Titles and Trajectories:

  • Women's Council of Realtors, Chattanooga Chapter - Member since 2006
  • Women's Council of Realtors - Governing Board Member
  • Women's Council of Realtors - Ways and Means Committee Member
  • Women's Council of Realtors - Super Sponsor Chairman 2007
  • Women's Council of Realtors - Secretary 2008
  • Women's Council of Realtors - Vice President of Membership 2009
  • Women's Council of Realtors - President Elect 2010
  • Women's Council of Realtors - President 2011
  • Women's Council of Realtors - 2009 and 2010 Excellence in Service (Silver Service Award)
  • Women's Council of Realtors- 2011 Excellence in Service (Gold Service Award)


Madison Belew - Property & Leasing Management

Email Madison - 423-498-4105

Madison recently graduated from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga earning a Bachelor of Science with a concentration in Business Management.  She brings years of customer service experience and integrity to her role as a property manager, and her interpersonal skills and love for people make her very approachable.  In her free time she enjoys spending time with her new husband and family.