Everett Bellamy has been in the forefront of higher education for 44 years. Most recently, from 1980 to 2010, he served as the Senior Assistant Dean for the JD Program at Georgetown University Law Center. He also was an adjunct law professor at Georgetown, teaching a course on small business law and entrepreneurship for twenty-eight years.
He is a member of the American Bar Association, Business Law Section and the BusinessWeek Alliance Market Advisory Board. For twelve years, he was co-chair of the National Bar Association Law Professors Division. In 1998, he taught a course on international business regulation at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. He has advised small business owners and entrepreneurs for over twenty-five years.
He has been a guest lecturer at Howard University Small Business Development Center, Babson College (MA) School of Entrepreneurship and the University of Maryland’s Hinman CEOs Program in Entrepreneurship Education. He has also been a frequent speaker at conferences on the issues, both business and legal, facing business owners and entrepreneurs.
Currently, he serves as the general counsel and EVP for the tech startup, Thread Bioscience Inc. and is a legal advisor for Atunwa Ditigal, a African-focused ad network company connecting advertisers and brands to a vast net of African owned media companies. Atunwa has offices in NYC and Accra, Ghana.
He has received numerous awards and honors, including the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business, Who’s Who in American Law, the Washington Bar Association Hall of Fame Award, and the Council on the Legal Education Opportunity EDGE Award.
Mr. Bellamy received a B.S. and M.S. degree from the University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse and is a graduate of the Cleveland-Marshall School of Law, Cleveland State University. In 2009, he attended the Northwestern University School of Law, Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth program.
Mr. Bellamy and his wife, Karen, live in Annapolis, Maryland.