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Matthew A. Bell, CFP®, CFA, CAIA

Vice President, Head Portfolio Manager

Matthew BellMatthew Bell is located in Cincinnati, Ohio, and his area of focus is:


Matthew Bell joined the Fort Washington Private Client Group in 2017 and serves as Vice President and Head Portfolio Manager.

Prior to joining Fort Washington, Bell was in the Leadership Development Program at Western & Southern Financial Group and had assignments with Touchstone Investments, Western & Southern Financial Group Distributors, Columbus Life Insurance Company, Western & Southern Agency Group, and Lafayette Life Insurance Company.

Bell served as an Officer in the United States Army for 5 years prior to joining W&SFG. In this capacity, Bell held various leadership roles ranging from Platoon Leader to Battery Commander.

Education & Designations

Bell earned a BS in Management from the United States Military Academy, where he served as a team captain on the basketball team for 3 years before serving in the U.S. Army.  He earned an MBA from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.

He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and he holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designations.

Bell is an advisory board member of the Southern Ohio Make-A-Wish Foundation.