Steven Bell, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

As SolomonEdwards’ Chief Financial Officer, Steve is responsible for the finance, accounting and information technology functions. Prior to joining the firm, he provided business consulting and transaction advisory services as an independent consultant to middle market companies.

Previously, Steve served as the CFO for middle market, public and privately held companies, including The MRC Group (medical transcription company located in Cleveland); CareScience, Inc. (Philadelphia based healthcare technology company that went public under his direction); and ReSearch Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (clinical research organization located in Greater Philadelphia). All three were venture and/or private equity funded, and each one of them successfully pursued single or dual public registration or sale tracks. Steve began his professional career as a CPA at PwC, working for both Fortune 500 and entrepreneurial closely held companies and subsequently moved to a regional CPA firm, earning a partnership position.

As a CFO at prior companies, Steve managed their financial infrastructures as they grew exponentially on a global basis, traversed the public markets, and managed private equity, M&A and other transactions with new capital and debt structures. His international experience includes managing business operations in North America, Latin America, Asia and Europe.

What is your proudest personal or professional accomplishment?

I am proudest about the close family my wife and I have raised during our 35 years of marriage.

What is your favorite nonprofit to support?

Shamrock Reins which provides equine assisted therapies to veterans and their families. We must not forget the significant sacrifices they made for our country.

Describe yourself in three words.

Dedicated, focused, honest.