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W. Kirk Taylor

Kirk Capital Advisors, LLC

2022 Winner


11350 Random Hills Road, Ste. 800, Fair Oaks, VA, 22030 Get Directions


  • Financial Planner


Kirk is a seasoned financial planner and entrepreneur with 30+ years’ experience helping individuals, business executives and affluent families align their personal and financial goals. Kirk founded Kirk Capital Advisors to help clients address their complex financial planning needs in order to make confident, informed decisions about their finances.

Before founding Kirk Capital Advisors, Kirk served in various roles with 1st Portfolio Wealth Advisors and its successors, including roles as Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Investment Officer. Earlier in his career, Kirk worked as an advisor and managed portfolios for select clients at Capitol Securities Management, Inc. and at Wells Fargo Advisors.

Kirk received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee in 1988 with a concentration in portfolio management and economics. In 2003, he earned his Certified Financial Planner, CFP® designation.

For five years, Kirk hosted “The Investment Challenge” radio program broadcast in the Washington D.C. metro area on Business Radio AM 570/1260. An avid writer, Kirk was a key contributor to Bearing the Bull at 1st Portfolio and he published an article in The Washington Times titled “The Inevitability of Inflation: Rather than try to predict it, smart investors plan for it” and was quoted in USA Today about the dangers of cashing out of retirement accounts before age 59 ½.

Kirk is the 2022 President of the Financial Planning Association of the National Capital Area, one of the largest FPA Chapters in the country, and has served on the Board of Governors of International Country Club. He is an active member at International Country Club in Fairfax, Virginia. In his spare time, Kirk enjoys following Tennessee sports, golf, tennis, weightlifting and spending time with his Rhodesian Ridgeback puppy, Apollo.

Association Certifications

Financial Planning Association of the National Capital Area-current President


  • Investment management
  • Comprehensive financial planning
  • Business succession planning

Honors & Awards

Northern Virginia Magazine Top Financial Professional, 2021-2022


University of Tennessee, Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration

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