Karl W. Kunkle, CPA®, JD, PFS®
Partner, Schneider Downs Wealth Management Advisors, LP
Shareholder, Schneider Downs & Company, Inc.

Karl is a specialty tax shareholder and co-managing partner of the firm’s practice. In addition to building and maintaining client relationships, Karl oversees service delivery to our clients. His technical specialization includes the design, documentation, administration and participant investment management education for qualified and nonqualified employee benefit programs. Karl’s focus also includes estate, retirement, insurance and personal financial planning.


Karl is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Allegheny County Bar Association, and the Pennsylvania and American Institutes of Certified Public Accountants. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, and his B.S. degree from Bowling Green State University with concentrations in finance and accounting. He is also an accomplished guitar player.

Professional Licenses:
FINRA Series 66
Life, Accident, Health and Annuity Licensed

J.D. – University of Pittsburgh Law School
B.S. – Business Administration, Bowling Green State University

Professional Designation:
Certified Public Accountant (CPA®)
Personal Financial Specialist (PFS®)


  “Having the privilege to assist retirement plan sponsors and their participants in their quest for retirement security is a passion for me.”  

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