Virgil Kahl, CPA, CFP®

Virgil Kahl, CPA, CFP®

President & CEO | Investment Advisor

Virgil Kahl, CPA, CFP®, is president and owner of Spring Ridge Financial Group, LLC. Virgil joined Spring Ridge in 2002, and she quickly earned her CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER certification and holds FINRA Series 7 and 63 securities registrations through Commonwealth Financial Network®. She has been a licensed CPA since 1990. Virgil was named as one of Barron's Top 100 Women Advisors in 2021, Barron's Top 1,200 Financial Advisors in 2021, Forbes' Best-in-State Wealth Advisors in 2021, Forbes' Top Women Wealth Advisors in 2021, and Financial Times' 400 Top Financial Advisers in 2020. She also holds life, annuity, accident, and health insurance agent appointments in multiple jurisdictions.

Since partnering with Commonwealth in fall 2017, Virgil has established herself as one of the firm's top five advisors in production. Prior to her affiliation with Commonwealth, she was the top-ranking advisor in production among the four broker/dealers owned by National Planning Holdings. Virgil’s practice offers various solutions for her clients, including actively managed investment portfolios, brokerage accounts, 401(k) consulting, and retirement and personal financial planning. Her practice is primarily fee-based.

Prior to joining Spring Ridge, Virgil spent eight years as the director of financial services at Bethany Children’s Home. At Bethany, her responsibilities included evaluating the investments in the Home’s endowment and pension funds, analyzing estate and trust bequests made to the Home, and overseeing the Home’s financial reporting. Virgil started her career in public accounting with Ernst & Young and Kuntz Lesher. Virgil graduated from Bloomsburg University, where she earned a BS in business administration/accounting and management.

Virgil is very involved with the local community. She serves as the Treasurer of St. Francis Home, a non-profit that provides comfort care to the terminally ill regardless of their ability to pay, and also serves on the board of directors of AAA Reading-Berks and is a member of the Berks County Power of the Purse which functions to support and improve the lives of local women and children. She provides financial support to Hannah’s Hope Ministries which helps homeless mothers with children in Reading, PA as well as the Reading Musical Foundation which provides music scholarships by audition and in response to financial need.

In addition to providing investment and retirement planning advice for individuals and small businesses, Virgil also hosts a weekly live radio show, The Money Doctor, each Tuesday at 6:00 P.M. on 830 AM WEEU. Most important, Virgil is the proud mother of a daughter and son.


 

2021 Barron’s 2021 Top 100 Women Advisors, created by Barron's. Presented in June 2021 based on data gathered from March 2020 to March 2021. 887 advisors were considered, 100 advisors were recognized. Advisors pay a fee to hold out marketing materials. Not indicative of advisor’s future performance. Your experience may vary. Click here for most recent award information.

2021 Barron's Top 1200 Advisors, created by Barron's. Presented in March 2021 based on data gathered from September 2019 to September 2020. 5,050 advisors were considered, 1,200 advisors were recognized. Advisors pay a fee to hold out marketing materials. Not indicative of advisor’s future performance. Your experience may vary. Click here for most recent award information.

2021 Forbes Best In State Wealth Advisors, created by SHOOK Research. Presented in April 2021 based on data gathered from June 2019 to June 2020.  32,725 advisors were considered, approximately 5,000 advisors were recognized. Advisors pay a fee to hold out marketing materials. Not indicative of advisor’s future performance. Your experience may vary. Click here for more award information.

2021 Forbes Top Women Wealth Advisors, created by SHOOK Research. Presented in March 2021 based on data gathered from September 2019 to September 2020. 9,785 advisors were considered, 1,000 advisors were recognized. Advisors pay a fee to hold out marketing materials. Not indicative of advisor’s future performance. Your experience may vary. Click here for more award information.

2020 Financial Times 400 Top Financial Advisers, Created by Ignites Research. Presented in October 2020 for the past 12 months. 940 advisors were considered, 400 advisors were recognized. Advisors pay a fee to hold out marketing materials. Not indicative of advisor’s future performance. Your experience may vary. Click here for more award information.