Derek Bell

Derek Bell launched Mosaic Strategy Group in 2005 and was promptly commissioned by Bob Buford with launching The Drucker Institute in Claremont, California (you can read that story in Drucker & Me by Bob Buford).

Since that time, Derek has had the great privilege of working with a myriad of global thought leaders on issues important to the church and society while also serving in leadership positions in two Nashville, Tennessee, area churches.

In addition to leading the Mosaic Strategy Group (, Derek currently serves as the executive director of Made for More (, a daughter ministry of Exponential, as well as The Buford Library ( Both organizations are working to transform the latent energy in Christ followers into active energy. Derek is passionate about helping every disciple of Christ discover, engage and walk in the unique calling God has for them.

Together with his wife, Jennifer, they have the great privilege of being Mom and Dad to Macy, Parker and Grayson. As a family, the Bells are involved in caring for orphans and widows through the non-profit Both Hands, where Derek serves as chairman of the board. The Bell family lives in Brentwood, Tennessee.