Paul Cella entered the financial planning field in 1989 as an affiliate of Northwestern Mutual, one of the largest and most admired insurance/ investment firms in the industry. Over the next 19 years, It was during this time that Paul became acutely aware of the unique needs of sophisticated clients. Fueled by his desire to deliver a comprehensive array of advanced products, services and financial strategies to this exceptional group, Paul used his vision and creativity to launch The KeyArx Group in 2006.
In founding the KeyArx Group, Paul has been able to bring to the marketplace that which he envisioned, a unique process which brings together an in-house team of highly educated and talented financial and professionals with a vast array of experts from a diverse range of disciplines. The KeyArx Group team includes; an interdisciplinary group of actuarial, family office, tax & estate attorneys, CPA, advanced planning and consulting experts. Paul has engineered a highly sophisticated platform allowing him to deliver high-quality, cost-efficient integrated wealth management strategies to his clients.
Paul's practice has evolved into designing specialty products and structures benefiting clients and financial advisors around the country. Specific emphasis has been directed to the development of cutting-edge disability products for the medical and affiliated professions. Paul’s expertise and national reputation in this arena has resulted in appearances as a key-note speaker throughout the United States at industry functions, continuing education events and seminars.
Education & Licenses
Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC)
Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU)
Widener University 1986, BS Management, MIS Minor
National Speaker at various industry groups (Ash Brokerage, EPG, Hilton Institute for Business)
Nationwide 401k Advisory Board Member
Partner of the Hilton Institute for Business
Insurance: * DE, MD, NH, LA, MI, CO, KS, NJ, NY, PA, TX, CA, SC, NC, IL, FL, OH, VA, WV, GA, MI
General Agent: Sun Life, MGIS, Hartford, Unum, Lincoln, Principal, Standard, One America, Mutual of Omaha and Lloyd’s of London