John Bell III
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
A proud Navy veteran, John E. Bell III, Deputy Director, Loan Guaranty Service, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is responsible for delivering VA home loan benefits to his fellow Veterans. Following a successful career in the mortgage industry, Bell began his VA career in 2010. His prior positions at VA include Chief of Staff for the Deputy Under Secretary for Economic Opportunity and Assistant Director for Loan Policy and Valuation, where he improved the number of days to issue eligibility from 26 to two business days, and volume increases of 650%, while VA market share also increased from 1% to 12% of the mortgage market. He will also be serving as the 2022 Board Chairman of the MISMO Government Forum.