Conrad Bell appointed to Valiant Cross Academy’s Board of Directors

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (May 16, 2024) – Conrad Bell, senior vice president and chief information security officer at C Spire, a diversified telecommunications and technology services company, has been appointed to Valiant Cross Academy’s board of directors for a two-year term.

“It is an honor and a privilege for me to support and represent Valiant Cross Academy,” said Bell. “Their mission and vision of developing leaders with the skills to be productive and honorable members of the community and society resonates deeply with me.” 

Bell brings more than 25 years of experience in information technology and cybersecurity to this new role. Since joining C Spire in 2016, he has been responsible for leading, developing, and implementing cybersecurity strategic goals and aligning security initiatives with business, strategic, and tactical objectives. Bell has a bachelor’s degree in computer science and a master’s degree in information assurance. He also holds several industry certifications, including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).

“We are thrilled to welcome Conrad Bell to the Board of Directors at Valiant Cross Academy,” said Anthony Brock, head of school and co-founder of Valiant Cross Academy. “From the moment we met him, his genuine connection with our students and his passion for their success were undeniable. Combined with his impressive intellect and business acumen, we are confident Conrad will be an invaluable asset to our team. His dedication aligns perfectly with our mission, and we feel honored to have him join us in shaping bright futures.”

Founded by brothers Anthony and Fred Brock, Valiant Cross Academy, a Christian all-boys school in downtown Montgomery is dedicated to providing every student with resources and one-to-one relationships for success. The academy actively seeks innovative approaches and educational models, offering diverse programs to equip students with the skills needed to thrive. Positioned across from Martin Luther King’s church, Valiant Cross, rooted in deep historical significance, serves as a beacon of hope in a community facing significant challenges, combining a strong faith-based approach with practical workplace learning opportunities through partnerships and unique academies.

About C Spire
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