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Located in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Avalon Financial Management offers impartial advice and investment management from its owner and sole proprietor, Arthur Schiel. In business since 1992, he is directly in charge of all aspects of the company, from supporting clients to researching potential investments. Registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as an advisory firm, Avalon Financial Management shares its facility and certain clients with Northport Investment Management, LLC. Arthur Shiel is knowledgeable and experienced in stocks, bonds, and mutual funds, and he approximates that Avalon Financial Management currently manages $50 million worth of assets. 

Born in Philadelphia, Arthur Schiel is rooted deeply in his home state, staying for his education as well as his employment. Schiel’s background in finance comes from his time spent at both Lehigh University and Temple University, where he earned degrees in business, economics, history, and economics history before getting his MBA from Lehigh in 1980. While earning his MBA, he began working with Bridgeport Federal Savings Bank as a trainee for management. During his 13 years of tenure with the company, Arthur Schiel worked his way through various promotions, and by 1991, he was the bank’s Chief Financial Officer and Chief Investment Officer. Schiel then decided to put his experiences to a bigger challenge, leaving Bridgeport Federal Savings Bank to start Avalon Financial Management. He serves his community by coaching amateur basketball with 40 years of coaching experience, as well as by contributing to The Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania, Home of the Sparrow, and the Schiel Family Foundation, an organization that he co-founded. Married for 33 years, Arthur Schiel and his wife Lisa are the proud parents of three children.

Work experience

Mar 1992Present

Owner and Sole Proprietor

Avalon Financial Management




Lehigh University