Rich Bello is a Life Coach and Business Consultant who motivates his clients to develop the inspiration, strategy, and accountability required to propel their professional and personal lives to the next level of success. At Arootah, the Center for Inspired Action, Rich teaches and has taught various seminars and workshops on topics such as Leadership, Goal Setting, Project Management, Accountability, Time Management, Communication, Influence, Decision Making, Mindset, Discipline, Focus, Energy, and various other topics. Rich has a deep-rooted passion for both professional and personal development. His primary motivation is to understand what drives individuals and teams to maximize their performance. After comprehensive research, Rich designs strategies that inspire and encourage individuals to become more effective in their vocation and personal lives.
As a Co-Founder of Blue Ridge Capital, Rich serves as the firm’s Chief Operating Officer, a role that he has held for over 23 years. Blue Ridge Capital had $10 billion assets under management at its peak and averaged gains of 15.4% annually since inception. Prior to Blue Ridge Capital, Rich held senior positions at Morgan Stanley, Tiger Management and Ernst & Young, after graduating from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Rich was instrumental in the founding of mentor, an established leader in high school and college mentoring, that currently serves over 9,000 students mainly from low-income communities. Rich now serves on the Board and continues to provide direction, inspiration, and encouragement.
Furthermore, Rich is in the editing process on his book, The Return, managing your internal and external resources due to come out next year.