Director since 2022
Ms. Schwab-Pomerantz is currently a managing director at Charles Schwab & Co., leading the firm’s efforts across financial literacy, community service, and philanthropy. She is also a recognized personal finance expert and author, known for her popular investing advice column, Ask Carrie. She originally joined the firm in 1983 and began her tenure in client-facing and product roles. She has served as Board Chair of the Charles Schwab Foundation since 2014 and as Board Chair of Schwab Charitable since 2012. She is Chair of the National Board of Governors for Boys & Girls Clubs of America and serves on the Board of Directors of the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. She has advised two presidential administrations on financial literacy, as a member of the Advisory Council for Financial Capability under President Barack Obama and as an advisor to the Advisory Council for Financial Literacy under President George W. Bush.
Ms. Schwab-Pomerantz will retire from her current executive role in the firm and step down as chair of the Charles Schwab Foundation and Schwab Charitable boards in the first half of 2023. Her Schwab board term expires in 2023.
Ms. Schwab-Pomerantz brings to the Board a life-long passion for helping both investors and communities thrive, as well as recognized expertise in guiding investors towards financial wellbeing—an important element of the firm’s long-term success.