JIM BELL, CPA
Jim graduated from Central Missouri State University in 1982 with a degree in Finance. He immediately put his knowledge to work by helping individuals and business owners make wise decisions about their life insurance, health insurance, and their investment options.
With a desire to add to his practical business experience, Jim spent the following five years managing small businesses that sold and serviced personal computers. Jim next furthered his education by returning to the University of Kansas, where he earned a Master of Accounting and Information Services degree with a concentration in taxation. Following graduation, Jim joined the international accounting firm KPMG LLP in 1996.
While at KPMG, Jim worked in the Personal Financial Planning practice, serving corporate executives and high net worth individuals. After attaining his Certified Public Accountant and Certified Financial Planner designations, he spent eight years at American Century Investments before leaving to work for a small local accounting firm. Then, in 2012, he opened his own firm, James D. Bell, CPA, LLC.