For almost four decades, Kevin has been working with successful families and offering thoughtful investment advice. His primary focus is, and has always been, to understand where you are, and where you want to be. Only then can he provide guidance to help solve for your desired outcomes. He and his team leverage the Morgan Stanleys world class resources to offer sophisticated solutions to help simplify your life. A graduate of both the McDonogh School and Washington & Lee University, Kevin is recognized by the Financial Planning Board of Standards as a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and as a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC) awarded by the College of Financial Planning. The son of a surgeon, Kevins understanding and appreciation of the healthcare industry has led to assignments which include Hospital Boards, Senior Living Facilities, and multiple Physician Practices. He and his team have built, monitored, and managed sophisticated investment pools for Foundations, Endowments, and Qualified Retirement Plans. His private wealth clients benefit from this institutional level knowledge and experience, which has served to strengthen his investment process. Throughout his career, Kevin has been asked to assume a variety of leadership positions. He has enjoyed leading Financial Advisors as Branch Manager for the UBS in Hunt Valley and for Merrill Lynch in Westminster, Maryland. As a Complex Sales Manager for Merrill Lynch in Baltimore, Kevin was asked to train emerging advisors throughout Maryland, as their Path of Achievement Coach for the Mid-Atlantic Region. Most importantly, he has always had a passion for helping Clients navigate the ever changing financial markets, invest for their retirement, plan for their childrens education, develop charitable gifting strategies, and establish lasting legacies for their family. Kevin joined the Hunt Valley office, during the spring of 2020, to serve as a Managing Partner of Seifert, Bell, Travers & Laws Group at Morgan Stanley. He is proud to partner with his esteemed colleagues David D. Seifert, CFP, First VP, Financial Advisor, Senior Portfolio Manager, Robert S. Travers, VP and Financial Advisor, and Robert C. Laws, First VP and Financial Advisor, as well as Sarah Singh, Client Service Associate. Kevin is particularly excited about professionally reuniting with his wife Linda M. Bell, Financial Advisor, who also serves as the Financial Planning Associate for the team. The team distinguishes itself in the Hunt Valley market with over 150 years of combined industry experience.*