Luke Bell began his career with Illinois REALTORS® today as its executive vice president, about two months after the association announced his hiring.
Bell is second in line to Illinois REALTORS® Chief Executive Officer Gary L. Clayton.
Bell earned a juris doctorate from Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, Kansas, and a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Kansas. He held several different positions with the Kansas Association of REALTORS® beginning in 2006, including his last as vice president of governmental affairs/general counsel. Prior to the Kansas Association, he worked as a contract lobbyist for Kearney and Associates Inc.