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CEO of Arootah

Rich Bello is a Wall Street executive embarking on his most significant endeavor to date: Arootah.

His lifelong passion is coaching people and businesses to become the powerful change they wish to see in the world. Arootah is the avenue to do just that.

His calling

Rich’s born-to-coach personality emerged very early in life, blossoming throughout his career as he climbed the corporate ladder and gathered valuable insight along the way.

He quickly understood the power of personal and professional development and how it could completely transform a person’s life. Today, he empowers his clients to fearlessly achieve the most meaningful goals they’ve ever attempted.

By using clear objectives, strategic plans, and accountability, his clients see metaphoric breakthroughs, systematic execution, and a distilled vision of their life purpose.

Education and career

After graduating from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, he spent decades working, learning, and mentoring alongside the absolute best in the hedge fund industry.

He held senior positions at Ernst and Young, Tiger Management, and Morgan Stanley where he observed proven pathways to exceptional results.

Co-founder and COO of Blue Ridge Capital

One of the most significant challenges of his career was the inception and growth of Blue Ridge Capital, a hedge fund that grew to $10 billion in assets at its peak.

While managing the demands of this thriving company for over 25 years, Rich fine-tuned the success strategies and high-impact actions he teaches to clients today.

Giving back

Even though Rich enjoys working with seasoned professionals and high-growth companies big and small, Rich proudly serves on the Board of iMentor, an organization in which he was instrumental in founding.

iMentor is a leader in high school and college mentoring and has served over 33,000 students from primarily low-income areas. Rich finds great fulfillment in providing direction, support, and encouragement to inspire ambition in the next generation of young leaders.

CEO of Arootah

Rich Bello is a Wall Street executive embarking on his most significant endeavor to date: Arootah.

His lifelong passion is coaching people and businesses to become the powerful change they wish to see in the world. Arootah is the avenue to do just that.

His calling

Rich’s born-to-coach personality emerged very early in life, blossoming throughout his career as he climbed the corporate ladder and gathered valuable insight along the way.

He quickly understood the power of personal and professional development and how it could completely transform a person’s life. Today, he empowers his clients to fearlessly achieve the most meaningful goals they’ve ever attempted.

By using clear objectives, strategic plans, and accountability, his clients see metaphoric breakthroughs, systematic execution, and a distilled vision of their life purpose.

Education and career

After graduating from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, he spent decades working, learning, and mentoring alongside the absolute best in the hedge fund industry.

He held senior positions at Ernst and Young, Tiger Management, and Morgan Stanley where he observed proven pathways to exceptional results.

Co-founder and COO of Blue Ridge Capital

One of the most significant challenges of his career was the inception and growth of Blue Ridge Capital, a hedge fund that grew to $10 billion in assets at its peak.

While managing the demands of this thriving company for over 25 years, Rich fine-tuned the success strategies and high-impact actions he teaches to clients today.

Giving back

Even though Rich enjoys working with seasoned professionals and high-growth companies big and small, Rich proudly serves on the Board of iMentor, an organization in which he was instrumental in founding.

iMentor is a leader in high school and college mentoring and has served over 33,000 students from primarily low-income areas. Rich finds great fulfillment in providing direction, support, and encouragement to inspire ambition in the next generation of young leaders.

CEO of Arootah

Rich Bello is a Wall Street executive embarking on his most significant endeavor to date: Arootah.

His lifelong passion is coaching people and businesses to become the powerful change they wish to see in the world. Arootah is the avenue to do just that.

His calling

Rich’s born-to-coach personality emerged very early in life, blossoming throughout his career as he climbed the corporate ladder and gathered valuable insight along the way.

He quickly understood the power of personal and professional development and how it could completely transform a person’s life. Today, he empowers his clients to fearlessly achieve the most meaningful goals they’ve ever attempted.

By using clear objectives, strategic plans, and accountability, his clients see metaphoric breakthroughs, systematic execution, and a distilled vision of their life purpose.

Education and career

After graduating from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, he spent decades working, learning, and mentoring alongside the absolute best in the hedge fund industry.

He held senior positions at Ernst and Young, Tiger Management, and Morgan Stanley where he observed proven pathways to exceptional results.

Co-founder and COO of Blue Ridge Capital

One of the most significant challenges of his career was the inception and growth of Blue Ridge Capital, a hedge fund that grew to $10 billion in assets at its peak.

While managing the demands of this thriving company for over 25 years, Rich fine-tuned the success strategies and high-impact actions he teaches to clients today.

Giving back

Even though Rich enjoys working with seasoned professionals and high-growth companies big and small, Rich proudly serves on the Board of iMentor, an organization in which he was instrumental in founding.

iMentor is a leader in high school and college mentoring and has served over 33,000 students from primarily low-income areas. Rich finds great fulfillment in providing direction, support, and encouragement to inspire ambition in the next generation of young leaders.

Speaking engagements

Interested in having Rich speak to your organization? Schedule one of his acclaimed seminars covering topics such as success mindset, leadership development, and more.

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