Our People

Lee Bell CPA, ABV, CFF, President Shareholder

Lee is the president of Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund. He leads our Business Advisory Group and plays an integral role in the Financial Institution Advisory Group at Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund. He is the shareholder in charge of our Tampa office and serves as a member of the firm’s executive committee. Lee began his public accounting career in 1991 with an international firm. He regularly works with clients regarding consulting and compliance matters (particularly with financial institutions), private equity matters, mergers and acquisitions, business valuation and litigation support. Lee also actively serves a number of accounting and assurance clients of the firm.


  • B.B.A. Accounting - Harding University
  • Florida School of Banking - University of Florida


  • Certified Public Accountant - Florida and Oklahoma
  • Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)
  • Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants - West Coast Chapter
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association - Affiliate Member

Community Affiliations

  • Goodwill Industries - Suncoast, Inc. - Member, Board of Directors
  • United Way of Tampa Bay - Audit Committee
  • University of South Florida - School of Accountancy Advisory Council Member
  • Rotary Club of Tampa - Member

Areas Of Practice

Saltmarsh CPA - Who We Are

Who We Are

Our professionals have the depth of experience, industry knowledge and worldwide resources to help you reach your goals. We put your success above all else as your trusted advisor.

Saltmarsh CPA - What We Do

What We Do

Saltmarsh offers a full range of professional services to accommodate your needs – from tax planning and accounting services to information technology and employee benefits consulting.

Saltmarsh CPA - Who We Serve

Who We Serve

Saltmarsh serves individuals and businesses. Personal attention, access to the right professionals and rapid response is how we serve.

Contact Us

(850) 243-6713

(407) 203-8990

(727) 821-9200

(615) 661-0885

(850) 435-8300

(813) 287-1111

(800) 477-7458

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