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Alumni Hall of Fame - Danette D. Campbell-Bell

Danette D. Campbell-Bell ’95
Owner, Campbell-Bell Consulting; Managing Partner and Founder, Strings for Life, LLC
Nominated by Sherry Tshibangu, Professor, MCC

“This nomination is a testament to the labor of love and commitment to servicing our community and beyond.”

Danette Campbell-Bell is a champion, advocate and voice for children and youth. As owner of Campbell-Bell Consulting, Danette provides strategy and creative solutions for clients such as the United Way of Greater Rochester, the Greater Rochester After School Alliance, the New York State Network for Youth Success, and the City of Rochester Department of Recreation and Youth Services.

In addition to her consulting work, Danette is managing partner at Strings for Life, LLC, and project founder of the Strings for Life Music Project, a collaborative youth-driven partnership with The Campbell Brothers, and other ministries, programs, and clubs in Greater Rochester.

Danette was a member of the inaugural cohort of the Power of 3 Ambassadors for the New York State Network for Youth Success and was awarded the Quality Leadership Award from the Youth Services Quality Council of Rochester. She was named as a Woman to Watch in 2012 by the Democrat and Chronicle.

Danette earned an MCC associate degree in liberal arts and sciences before earning bachelor’s degree at Atlanta Christian College in counseling, with a minor in biblical studies. She inspires students and alumni through participating in MCC’s Launch Your Business! and Entrepreneurship Day initiatives.