Speaker Bio: DAREN BELL, BBA

Daren Bell is a Director in Ziegler’s Senior Living Investment Banking Group, based out of Seattle, WA. Daren joined the Ziegler team in 2014, with a primary focus on serving the needs of Ziegler’s not-for-profit senior living clients throughout the western region.  With over 14 years of experience in investment banking, Daren has worked on hundreds of financings across the country. His experience spans a variety of not-for-profit sectors including senior living, healthcare, and higher education. Daren brings extensive senior living experience, working on complex financings across a full spectrum of projects, including new campus financings, expansion and repositioning financing, and restructurings. Additionally, Daren is well versed in all avenues of capital sources, including fixed-rate and variable-rate bond financings, tax-exempt and taxable debt, limited and private placements, as well as a plethora of bank capital structures. Daren is an expert in capital planning, strategic planning, credit and covenant analysis, finance structuring and restructuring, and a variety of other relevant services.  Since joining Ziegler in 2014, Daren has worked with the western region team to bring more than 65 senior living financings to market, totaling north of $3.5 billion in par amount.  Daren received a Bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in finance from Western Washington University. He holds Series 7, 63 and 79 licenses.