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COBE Advisory Council

Active. Engaged. Valued.

The College of Business and Economics (COBE) is helping create the future for our students and the Treasure Valley through entrepreneurial spirit, innovation, and collaboration. Collaboration with leaders from our vibrant business community is central to the College’s ability to achieve its vision, mission and strategic directions. The COBE Advisory Committee (COBEAC) is made up of business leaders who not only care about the direction of our Valley, but believe strongly that COBE can be a key driver in creating economic value and improving our community’s high quality of life.

Matt Bell

Outreach and Network Development, University of Utah Health Care • 208-426-1125

Matt Bell is currently working in outreach and network development for the University of Utah Health Care.

From 2012-2016, Matt was a senior partner at WhiteCloud with responsibilities for existing client and account management, new business development, and company marketing and communications. In this role, Matt works with healthcare clients as they improve their clinical and operational performance through data driven decision-making.

Matt began his career at St. Luke’s in as an administrative intern, and during his tenure with the organization, held various management and executive roles. When Matt left St. Luke’s to join WhiteCloud, he was the System Vice President of Strategic Planning, with responsibilities that included development of the strategic direction of the health system and leading strategic and operational planning for the health system as well as oversight of the construction, architecture, real estate services, marketing, public relations, and communications functions for St. Luke’s.

Matt arrived at St. Luke’s after graduating from the University of Minnesota, where he received a master of healthcare administration (MHA) from the Carlson School of Management. Prior to attending the University of Minnesota, Matt received a bachelor of science in political science and a minor in chemistry from the University of Utah. Matt is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.