Darden Bell

Darden Bell is a Vice President in Partnership Accounting, focusing on Natural Resources and Global Partners at Carlyle. She is based in Washington, DC.

Prior to joining Carlyle, Darden served as a Director at Fannie Mae, where she managed the accounting for the Single-Family Loans and Real Estate Owned portfolios. Her tenure at Fannie Mae also included significant roles in SEC Reporting and Capital Markets accounting. Earlier in her career,  Darden worked at MorganFranklin Corporation in consulting, where she specialized in finance transformation over a six-year period.

Darden received her M.B.A. from Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University and her B.A. in Economics from Kenyon College. She is a licensed CPA in Virginia.