Central Office Director
538 University Street
110 Gooch Hall
Martin, TN 38238
Erica Bell is the Central Office Director for the Office of Educational Outreach with The University of Tennessee at Mattin. Erica began her career with Outreach in February 2000, as a Grant Specialist. She advanced through several positions until she became the Central Office Director in April 2011. Erica holds both a Master in Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from The University of Tennessee at Martin, and an Associate Degree of Agriculture Business from Highland Community College in Freeport, Illinois.
Erica also serves as an adjunct instructor (online and face-to-face) for the College of Business and Global Affairs and Office of Student Success. She is an experienced leader in higher education, strategic planning, financial management, program development, distance learning operations, and dual-enrollment programming and development. She strives to align resources and improve communication, productivity, and effectiveness to achieve departmental strategic goals and to support the University's mission to ensure student success and degree attainment. As a first-generation college graduate, she also has a passion for non-traditional students and embraces them as an integral part of the learning environment.