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Our Team

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

With the education, industry experience and most importantly community involvement, Knoxville now has an invaluable resource in the BGT Staffing team. 

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 continues to serve as a Chamber Ambassador, a program she initially joined in 2003, and is currently serving as an 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 is a current member of the United Way of Greater Knoxville’s Board of Directors and actively involved on the UWGA 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 and was a founding member of 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. Jill is a member of Grace Baptist Church, and currently serves as a Co-Chapter Administrator for the Knoxville Chapter of FEI.