Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Advisor

Chris Bell is a Managing Director and the National Sales Manager of Horizon Kinetics. He joined the Firm in 2001 and currently serves as National Sales Manager, where he is responsible for a national wholesaling team that primarily focuses on the distribution to advisors of the Kinetics Mutual Funds, SMAs and Private Funds. Chris is the FINOP and a Principal of KBD Securities, an affiliate of Horizon Kinetics, LLC. Prior to joining the Firm, he was employed by Howard Investment Management as a Director, overseeing institutional and retail sales.


From 1998 through 2001, Chris served as an investment advisor with Du Pasquier & Co, Inc., in Paris, France. From 1997 through 1998, he was President of USEXPAT Consulting, a French investment adviser where he had discretionary management responsibility. Chris also held advisor positions with Janney Montgomery Scott and First Albany Corporation. He received a BA from Old Dominion University in 1984.


He also serves as Board President of the Norwalk Symphony Orchestra in Norwalk, CT, and is a Certified Financial Planner.