Chris Hall, Managing Principal of Hall Financial Advisors, LLC attended The Ohio State University and graduated with a double major, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) in Marketing and Supply Chain Management and Logistics, from The Max M. Fisher College of Business. The Max M. Fisher College of Business is among the top business universities in the U.S.
He is currently involved with The Ohio State University Alumni Association Pioneer Club, both the Marietta and Mid Ohio Valley Chamber of Commerce, the Elite Sports Center, and he is a member of the Mid Ohio Valley Economic Roundtable.
Chris has been part of the industry for 19 years with an emphasis on retirement planning. Chris spends his time working with CPA’s, attorneys and bankers collectively to help clients best manage their financial affairs and achieve their goals.
Hall Financial Advisors, LLC was established in Parkersburg, WV in 1999. Chris and his team of partners, advisors and administrative staff are entrusted to manage client assets around the country with two offices, one in Parkersburg, WV and the second in Marietta, OH. As of the first quarter of 2018, the firm was responsible for $730MM assets under management.
In 2018, Chris was named the top financial advisor in West Virginia by the renowned 1Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisors list as #1 in West Virginia.
Chris has been named to the prestigious 2Barron’s Top 1000 and /or 1200 Advisors for the past eight years, 2011 through 2018.
In 2017, Chris was also personally named to the respected 3Financial Times Top 400 Financial Advisors (from a list of approximately 200,000 financial advisors) from across the United States.
In addition, Chris has served and contributed to the Licensee Advisory Board (LAB) for the Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network for the past four years. For the last twelve years, Chris has had the distinction of being named a 4Premier Advisor within the Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network.
Chris enjoys spending time with family and traveling. Chris and his wife Kimberly are dedicated parents to their two children, Webb and Brynlie. Chris has been a member of St. Luke’s Church for forty years and also serves on the Finance Committee. Two areas of interest for Chris are coaching his son in Marietta Youth League Soccer for the past 10 years and he is an adamant support of the Washington County Sheriff’s War on Drugs.
Chris proudly leads a team of three other partners—Brett Bronski, Senior Financial Advisor, Rob Blasczyk, Financial Advisor, and Jeremiah Kuhn, Financial Advisor along with Rob Beardmore, Financial Advisor and Kevin Knab, Financial Advisor. The team also includes Angela Harkness, Executive Assistant to Chris Hall & Firm Marketing Director, Kari Marra, Registered Operations Assistant to Chris Hall, Ashley Ullman, MBA, Senior Operations Manager/Financial Advisor, Jill Altenburger, Registered Client Services Assistant, Wendy Martin, Client Services Assistant, Mindy Haas and Jennifer Roton, Administrative Assistants.
1Forbes 2018 Top State-by-State Advisors Rankings. Ranking algorithm based on industry experience, interviews, compliance records, assets under management, revenue and other criteria by SHOOK Research, LLC, which does not receive compensation from the advisors or their firms in exchange for placement on a ranking. Investment performance is not a criterion.
2Barron’s Top 1,200 Advisors – (2014 & 2015) *Prior to 2014, the Barron’s top 1,200 was recognized as the Barron’s Top 1,000 Advisors. The rankings are based on data provided by thousands of advisors. Factors included in the rankings were assets under management, revenue produced by the firm, regulatory record, and client retention. Investment performance isn’t an explicit component.
3The Financial Times Top 400 Advisors rankings are based on data provided by investment firms. Factors include assets under management, experience, industry certifications. Online accessibility and compliance record. Investment performance and financial advisor production are not explicit components.
4The Premier Advisors designation is held by a select group of Financial Advisors within Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network as measured by business production, completion of educational components and professionalism.