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 7 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. 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.

Darden is a Richmond native, participates in a variety of local associations, and 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

Education

Virginia Commonwealth University

Master of Accountancy
Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Speaking Engagements

  • Panel Speaker at 2015 VSCPA Leader's Summit
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