ABOUT

DOCTOR ANDY SCHELL, DBA (Ph.D.), MSML, MBA, CPA/CFF, CMB

Experience and Education

EXPERIENCE

30+ years in Executive Positions from 1980 to 2019

Investment Banking - Managed Security Transactions

Commercial Bank - Created National Operation

CPA Firm - Provided Advisory Services to Banks

Independent Mortgage Bank - President of regional lender

Federal Contracting - constructed Intercontinental Ballistic Missile silos

Advisory Services - Founding Partner of national advisory services firm, MBS. 



EDUCATION

Doctor of Business Administration, Master of Science, MBA, Bachelor in Finance.

Doctor Schell has a Bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of North Texas (1980), an MBA and a Master of Science in Leadership from Western Governors University, additional graduate studies in Accounting and Real Estate Finance at the University of North Texas. He graduated from the Southern Methodist University's Graduate School of Banking with distinction for leadership. Doctor Schell received doctoral credit from Liberty University and was conferred a Doctorate in Business from the William Howard Taft University with an emphasis in Strategy, and the Economic Value of Financial Derivatives.

CERTIFICATIONS

Doctor Schell is uniquely qualified in Finance and Strategy

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

40+ years in Executive Positions from 1980 to 2021

Commercial Bank - Created National Mortgage Operation at Bank of America

Investment Banking - Managed Security Transactions for Wall Street firm

CPA Firm - Provided Attestation and Advisory Services to Banks

Independent Mortgage Bank - President of Regional Lender

Federal Contracting - Constructed Intercontinental Ballistic Missile silos

Advisory Services - Founding Partner of national advisory services firm, MBS.

Dr. Schell is CEO, Managing Partner, and Co-Founder of Mortgage Banking Solutions and MBS Financial Services ("MBS"), based in Austin, Texas. He is known for his ability to turn "vision into reality" and "chaos into order" as he finds creative solutions to address his clients' challenges. He primarily supports regulated depositories in mortgage finance and sophisticated independent mortgage lenders to address revenue stability, technology enhancement, and Workflow Efficiency.  

 

Andy is a finance guy, a CPA, (there is a difference), and a musician. It is the combination of his creativity, experience, and education that enables him to create business strategies that will lead to his client's success. 

 

Dr. Schell's finance experience began trading marketable securities in 1980 at a Dallas, Texas-based Wall Street firm and then continued throughout his career spanning four decades. His activities in finance include trading Mortgage-Backed Securities and Options on T-Bond Futures as a risk management tactic, directing the $35 billion securities settlement activities for Bank of America, and supporting the bank's quantitative assessment of implied volatility for the Monte Carlo simulation model. His finance education began with a bachelor's degree in banking and finance and continued at the SMU graduate school of banking and the University of Chicago's options trading program.

 

Dr. Schell's accounting expertise is equally expansive, including a master's in accounting, a CPA certificate licensed in Texas with public accounting experience in Dallas, and a doctorate in business strategy with a doctoral dissertation on the value of financial derivatives. He is also a Certified Mortgage Banker awarded from the Mortgage Bankers Association in addition to holding the designation as a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Texas.

 

Dr. Schell's 40 years of experience, professional designations, CPA/CFF, CMB, and academic credentials, including a terminal degree that established the title Doctor Schell, collectively provide the foundation for him to authoritatively address any business topic. 

EDUCATION

Ph.D. Communication - (pending)

Doctor of Business Administration (Ph.D.) in Strategy and Economic Value

Master of Science in Management and Leadership

Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship 

Bachelor of Business Administration in Banking and Finance.

Doctor Schell has a Bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of North Texas (1980), additional Master's studies in Accounting (sufficient for the CPA exam) at the University of North Texas, MBA and a Master of Science in Leadership from Western Governors University, and a he is a graduate of the Southern Methodist University's Graduate School of Banking where he received the distinction for leadership.

Doctor Schell has received doctoral credit from Liberty University where he is completing a Ph.D. in Communications, and he received a Doctorate in Business Administration (Ph.D.) from William Howard Taft University with an emphasis in Strategy, and in the Economic Value of Financial Derivatives. Dr. Schell believes that no amount of advanced business education is sufficient without the ability to communicate a solution effectively. 

CERTIFICATIONS

Doctor Schell is uniquely qualified in Finance and Strategy

Certified Public Accountant - Active Texas License
Certified Mortgage Banker - from the Mortgage Bankers Association
Certified in Financial Forensic - from the AICPA

PROFESSOR AND TEACHING

10 years of teaching experience

Dr. Schell has been a professional instructor for over 10 years during which time he created the material and delivered over 100 academic sessions of content ranging from strategy and leadership to accounting and hedging, delivered to thousands of CEOs and CFOs of lenders as well as CPA Auditors (specifically those who audit mortgage banks) across the country. 

 

He also speaks at national conferences, vendor events, and is published in national circulations discussing accounting, risk management, and capital markets. 

 

Andy presents as “Doctor Schell the Profit Doctor” teaching Hedging, Mortgage Servicing, Mortgage Accounting, and Advanced Accounting to over 2,000 attendees through the MBA.org Education webinar series.

He authored the book “The Economic Value of Financial Derivatives” and is completing the book “A Simple Guide for a Healthy Business.”
 

Additional Information about Dr. Schell is available at the following address: 

https://www.mbs-team.com/andy-bio