Mike Bell, affectionately known as “The Hammer”, serves as Chief Compliance Officer for L.M. Kohn & Company. Mike has worked in the financial services industry for over 20 years, working primarily in Compliance, Sales, and Management oriented roles. Prior to joining L.M. Kohn & Company, Mike worked 15 years for Fifth Third Securities as Retail Brokerage/Institutional Operations Manager and Retail Brokerage/Insurance/Investment Advisor Compliance Manager. Mike managed multiple teams whose responsibilities included Advertising, Registrations, Branch Audits, Regulatory Examinations and several other facets of Compliance.
Mike earned his B.S. in Finance from Miami University of Oxford, Ohio. He has passed the Series 4, 6, 7, 24, 26, 53, 63, and 66 examinations and is Life, Health, Annuity, Property & Casualty licensed in the State of Ohio.
Mike lives in Mason, Ohio with his wife Susan and son Nick.