Arthur Schiel

Owner and Sole Proprietor at Avalon Financial Management

Greater Philadelphia Area
Financial Services

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Arthur Schiel's Overview

  • Owner and Sole Proprietor at Avalon Financial Management

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Arthur Schiel's Summary

Investment Adviser Arthur Schiel matriculated at Lehigh University in 1966 to pursue his Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in Business, Economics, and History. Not long after obtaining his degree in 1970, Arthur Schiel continued his education at Temple University, where he graduated with a Master of Arts in Economic History four years later. In 1978, Arthur Schiel received management training at Bridgeport Federal Savings Bank. This was followed by tenures at different financial institutions, with Arthur Schiel fulfilling several leadership roles, including Chief Financial/Investment Officer. At the same time, he returned to Lehigh University to pursue his Master of Business Administration, earning the degree in 1980. After more than a decade of working for other companies, Arthur Schiel started his own advisory firm, Avalon Financial Management, in 1992. Addressing the need for fair and independent investment management for individuals, he provides clients with unbiased advice on investment strategies. Arthur Schiel also handles investment portfolios involving bonds, stocks, and mutual funds. Additionally, as owner and Sole Proprietor, he oversees all aspects of the firm, including research and business development. Under his direction, Avalon Financial Management has expanded from a fledgling company to a mid-sized establishment that handles more than $50 million in assets. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Arthur Schiel currently resides in the city’s metropolitan area with his wife of 33 years, Lisa. A sports enthusiast, Arthur Schiel enjoys playing golf and basketball, functioning as a coach of the latter for 40 years. He also holds memberships in the Applebrook Golf Club and the Keystone Blazers Basketball Club.


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Arthur Schiel's Experience

Owner and Sole Proprietor

Avalon Financial Management

March 1992Present (22 years 7 months)

Arthur Schiel's Education

Lehigh University - College of Business and Economics

BA/BS and MBA, Business, Economics, History


Grauated in 1970 and went back and got MBA later with 1980 finish

Activities and Societies: Graduation with Honors. GPA 3.5

Temple University

MA, Economic History


Activities and Societies: 3.9 GPA

Arthur Schiel's Additional Information


Coin collector Basketball Coach for 40 years. Currently on staff of the Keystone Blazers AAU Basketball organization

Groups and Associations:

The Schiel Family Foundation-cofounder, principal A Front Row Seat to Learning-Director/officer LaSalle Academy of Philadelphia-member of the Investment Committee Volunteer and contributor to numerous chariites especially the Home of The Sparrow, Lehigh University, and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

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