Lea B. Olsen

Board Member

Lea B. Olsen

About Lea

Lea is our first board member from the Twin Cities, where Bell has been steadily building its banking presence.

Lea is a game analyst for the Minnesota Lynx and a television sideline reporter for the Minnesota Timberwolves on Bally Sports North. She also covers Minnesota state high school basketball tournaments. As a motivational speaker, Lea challenges athletes, coaches and business professionals to rethink winning at all costs. Lea founded Rethink the Win in 2015 to help preserve a healthy environment for athletes to thrive in. She was also named to the 2023 Twin Cities Business 100 list.

Lea played basketball for the University of Minnesota before launching her sports journalism career.

As a board member, Bell’s “happy employees. happy customers.” mission resonates with Lea and her values of empowering people through opportunities, and she’s excited to bring her unique perspective at this pivotal point in Bell’s growth.