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Lee Bell, President, CPA, ABV, CFFShareholder

Lee serves as the president of Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund and is responsible for promoting the strategic plan of the firm. Additionally, he plays integral roles in firm practices serving highly regulated industries, including financial institutions and healthcare.

Lee began his public accounting career in 1991 with an international firm, joining Saltmarsh in 2001.  He has experience in consulting and compliance matters, 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


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

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants 
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants 
  • 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

Areas of Practice

Industries of Focus

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

(615) 661-0885

(850) 435-8300

(813) 287-1111

(800) 477-7458

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