William O Bell is a vice president and principal of Atlanta Capital Management Co., LLC, an investment adviser and majority-owned subsidiary of Eaton Vance Corp. He serves as a portfolio manager on the firm's small- and SMID-cap team. Prior to joining the firm in the fall of 1999, William was a portfolio manager with the Florida State Board of Administration. He was responsible for managing their internal special situation equity fund. Will earned a B.A. in finance from Florida State University and is a CFA charterholder.