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Our Team

BGT is a woman-owned, veteran-ownded company with a wealth of educational and professional experience to bring to the table. Co-owners Jill Green and Christine Bell have over 46 years of combined experience in human resources and recruiting, coupled with over 24 years combined experience in the accounting field.

Christine Bell, CPA, MBA – Professional Recruiter / Shareholder

Christine graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara with an undergraduate degree in Business Economics and an emphasis in Accounting. She began her career at Arthur Andersen in the Assurance practice line and left Andersen after 5 years as an Audit Manager. She obtained her MBA with a concentration in Organizational Development at the George Washington University. Christine Bell is a Shareholder with BGT Recruiting & Consulting, Inc. and a co-owner of BGT Staffing, LLC in Knoxville, Tennessee and currently serves as a consultant for Financial Executives International (FEI) as their Director of Member Services and Chapter Support.
 
Christine previously served as a Captain in the Finance branch of the U.S. Army Reserves for seven years. Christine is a Certified Public Accountant and served previously on the Board of the Knoxville Chapter of the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA) culminating in her role as the President of the Knoxville Chapter in 2016. In 2012, she was recognized by the Knoxville Business Journal as one of Knoxville’s ‘40 Under 40’ professionals and was also named ‘Woman of the Year’ by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Christine was also recognized as one of the TSCPA’s “2013 Young Leaders to Watch”.  Christine serves on a variety of charitable committees including Zoofari and is a graduate of the 2018 class of Leadership Knoxville.
 
Christine and her two daughters, Maddie and Taylor, reside in West Knoxville and her children attend Webb School of Knoxville.
Jill Green – Professional Recruiter / Shareholder

Jill Green graduated from Oklahoma State University with a degree in Organizational Administration and obtained a second degree in Accounting from the University of Central Oklahoma. During her accounting career, Jill worked within the manufacturing, automotive dealership and distribution industries.

Jill has been actively involved in the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce, joining the Knoxville Chamber Board of Directors in 2013, and served as a member of the Executive Committee from 2014 until mid-2019. Jill served as a Chamber Ambassador for 17 years, a program she initially joined in 2003, reaching the status of Ambassador Dignitary. She also enjoyed multiple years as a member of the Knoxville Chamber’s Economic Development Committee and functioned as Chair of the Knoxville Chamber Membership Committee. Jill served 6 years as a member of the United Way of Greater Knoxville’s Board of Directors and remains actively involved on the UWGK Outward Bound Investments Committee focused on community education initiatives. In 2017, Jill completed the McGhee Tyson Citizen’s Aviation Academy, and she is a proud graduate of the Leadership Knoxville class of 2019, currently serving on the Leadership Knoxville Curriculum Committee. Jill joined the board of the Florence Crittenton Agency in 2018, currently serving as Secretary on the Executive Committee. Jill was a founding member of and served on the board of the East Tennessee Talent Acquisition Professionals (ETTAP). Jill recently joined the board of Make-A-Wish East Tennessee, focusing on helping raise the organization’s awareness in Knoxville, Chattanooga and the Tri-Cities. In Spring 2021, Jill will participate in the FBI Citizens Academy. Jill currently serves as the Chapter Administrator for the Knoxville Chapter of FEI.

Rebecca MacLean – Professional Recruiter

Rebecca MacLean joined BGT in the fall of 2015. Rebecca has a Bachelor’s degree in Theatre/History from Southern Illinois University. Rebecca started her career as a professional actor based in Chicago. She then went on to work in the Public Library system both in Illinois and Knox County Tennessee. In 2010, Rebecca joined RecruitWise as an Account Manager/ Researcher where she quickly moved into an IT Recruiter position where she was one of the highest performing members of the team. Although her focus was previously IT, she also placed Account Executives, Administrative Support Professionals, HR Coordinators, as well as Sales Engineers. Since joining BGT, Rebecca has enjoyed expanding her recruiting to Accounting, Marketing, Logistics, Supply Chain and Operations professionals.

Rebecca is married to Calvin MacLean and has lived in Knoxville since 2006.