Position: A Chance to Change, chief executive officer
Birthday/childhood home: Aug. 31, 1970/Edmond
Education: Oklahoma State University, bachelor’s in human environmental sciences with an emphasis in youth and family services. She is a member of Chi Omega sorority.
Family: Tony Bella, husband of 22 years; and son Blake, 15, a sophomore at Edmond North High School
Neighborhood: Oak Tree Park
Community involvement: Graduate of Leadership Oklahoma, Class 26, and Leadership Oklahoma City, Class 32
Leadership philosophy: “I believe in soft landings. We all screw up, but instead of being punitive, I give team members opportunities to correct themselves, develop and strive to do better. My goal is to build a team that collaborates and enjoys working together, and whose members strive to be the best they can be.”
For fun: Spending time with her family and mom, working in the yard, reading, and watching her son’s baseball games