NASHVILLE, TENN - Crye-Leike Real Estate Services announces that Barbara Bell has been named its director of career development for the company's Middle Tennessee region. Bell will be responsible for coordinating and overseeing Crye-Leike College, a free regional program that offers over 20 monthly classes for new agents to begin their career; as well as a refresh of topics for experienced agents.

Bell has been in the real estate industry for almost five years and is affiliated with Crye-Leike's Mount Juliet branch office. Throughout her career, she has focused on continuing her education, earning five nationally recognized real estate designations and completing the Ninja Selling program, a series of courses focused on building relationships, listening to the customer and helping clients achieve their goals.

Bell is ready to take her real estate career to the next level by helping new and experienced agents alike advance their educations through Crye-Leike College.

"I am very excited about this new opportunity with Crye-Leike," said Bell. "I will be able to tap into my previous experience with education and training to help other agents sharpen their skill sets to provide the best possible service to their clients."

Crye-Leike College covers extensive real estate topics such as contracts & listing documents, commercial & property management, seller counseling, showing tips, company policies & procedures, marketing & technology tools and more. Agents who attend and complete Crye-Leike College earn credits towards their electives in achieving the Graduate, REALTOR Institute (GRI) designation offered by the National Association of REALTORS (NAR).

"One of the many reasons I decided to hang my license at Crye-Leike was because of their support and training opportunities for new agents," said Bell. "I love that I now get to be a part of leading this wonderful program by ensuring we give best-in-class service to our agents."

For more information regarding Crye-Leike College in Middle Tennessee, please visit Director of Career Development Barbara Bell may be reached at (615) 948-9366 or via email at

ABOUT CRYE-LEIKE: Crye-Leike Real Estate Services (, a full service real estate company for over 40 years, is ranked as the third largest independently-owned real estate firm in the nation and the largest serving Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi and the Mid-South. Crye-Leike has more than 3,200 sales associates, over 800 employees and 140+ company-owned and franchise offices spread across nine states. It generated $7.5 billion in sales and had 31,578 closed transaction sides corporate wide in 2020, making it the company's most successful year to date.