(Press Release from Michael “Mike” R. Bell Campaign)
Michael “Mike” R. Bell, 67, (D), of Nine Mile Falls, WA, a retired CPA and business owner has filed for WA Representative 7th District, position 2.
Bell states, “I look forward to presenting my resume and ideas to the good people of Chewelah and throughout Northeastern Washington this year as we discuss the best path forward for our unique and too-often overlooked region of our great state.” He continued, “After 30 years as a certified public accountant and business-owner focusing on health care system solutions, especially in rural Washington, I know that many our best ideas will come from our communities.”
Bell served (1972-1976) in the United States Navy as a hospital corpsman, overseeing treatment of active duty outpatients and covered the emergency room every fourth day. He received a letter of “meritorious service” from the Commanding Officer at the Naval Submarine Medical Center in Groton, CT. Mike earned a degree in accounting and a minor in economics from North Carolina State University (1979) and passed his CPA examination on first-sitting (1979). He worked for over 30 years as a CPA and healthcare consultant specializing in helping community clinics and hospitals in Washington State stay open. Mike is married with 6 adult children and 7 grandchildren.