Darden Bell, CPA

Tax Senior Manager

Fostering strong relationships with his clients and providing high quality customer service are the fundamentals of Darden’s trade.

Darden has over 11 years of experience in public accounting providing tax consulting and compliance services for privately owned businesses and individuals. Darden’s focus at Keiter includes flow-through taxation, with emphasis on partnership taxation, and the impact on the individual owners of flow-through entities. He has a deep understanding of the new Section 199A deduction impacting flow-through businesses. Many of his clients are concentrated in the real estate and construction industry, including commercial, mixed-use and residential developments; but he also serves a variety of other industries including equipment dealers, medical, software development, and startup companies. Additionally, Darden utilizes his expertise and knowledge in structuring transactions to assist his clients in understanding the tax implications of proposed contracts and to assist them in modifying operating agreements to better align with the economics of the business while achieving the maximum tax savings.

Darden is a member of Keiter’s Real Estate & Construction Industry team.

Professional Activities and Civic Associations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Urban Land Institute – Richmond
  • Greater Richmond Association of Commercial Real Estate
  • VCU Alumni Association
  • Beta Alpha Psi Alumni
  • HYPE Richmond


Virginia Commonwealth University

Master of Accountancy
Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Speaking Engagements

  • Panel Speaker at 2015 VSCPA Leader’s Summit

How Can We Help You and Your Business?

Innsbrook Corporate Center
4401 Dominion Boulevard
Glen Allen, Virginia 23060

804.747.0000 or 804.273.6200