Kevin Bell



Kevin provides tax services to a wide variety of clients, including the automotive, professional services, manufacturing, distribution, engineering, architecture, and tech industries. In addition, he is the firm resource on international tax matters. Over the years, he has assisted a number of clients with a variety of issues, including entity selection, the sale of a business, and research and development credits to name a few. He also works to ensure his clients stay in front of the state and local tax issues relevant to them.

Kevin is the Partner-in-Charge of the tax department at Kernutt Stokes and is responsible for setting firm policy and procedures for tax compliance and consulting engagements. In addition, he supervises, performs, and reviews tax engagements, as well as executing research projects and mentoring staff. He also helps establish firm policies and procedures related to new tax laws and compliance issues.

Kevin was born and raised in Eugene. After receiving his Masters in Taxation from the University of Denver, he started his career at KPMG, where he spent four years providing tax services to a variety of clients. Kevin then worked for an international oil and gas company on federal and state tax issues, before joining Kernutt Stokes in 2009.

Kevin and his wife, Corrine, and their children, Carter, Madeleine, and McKay, make their home in Springfield. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, running, camping, and water skiing. He also volunteers his time serving on the board of Junior Achievement and with the Boy Scouts of America.




Professional Designations and Licenses

  • Certified Public Accountant – Colorado and Oregon



  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) – Member
  • Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA) – Member
  • Junior Achievement – Board Member
  • Boy Scouts of America – Board Member



  • University of Denver – Master of Taxation, 2004
  • Idaho State University – Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting and Computer Information Systems, with high honors, 2002