Catherine Golladay

Managing Director, Head of Workplace Financial Services

Catherine Golladay leads Workplace Financial Services and also serves on Charles Schwab’s Executive Committee.

In her role, Golladay is responsible for three businesses supporting employers and their employees: Compliance Solutions, which provides employee compliance and trade monitoring services; Schwab Retirement Plan Services, which administers 401(k), profit-sharing, defined benefit, and nonqualified plans; and Schwab Stock Plan Services, which offers a range of equity compensation and employee stock purchase plans. Collectively, these businesses serve 4,000 workplace plans representing approximately $300 billion in client assets and more than two million individuals.

Golladay joined Charles Schwab in 1996 and was most recently executive vice president of Schwab Retirement Plan Services.

Golladay has been serving workplace plan clients since 1990 and has held management positions in compliance, client services, communication consulting, and participant service centers. Prior to joining Charles Schwab, Golladay was vice president of ERISA compliance at Key Bank. Before that she served as a Certified Public Accountant at S.R. Snodgrass and Co., LPA.

She is a Certified Public Accountant and a qualified 401(k) administrator (QKA). She also holds FINRA Series 7, 9/10, 24, 63, and 66 registrations.

Golladay earned a Bachelor of Science in accounting from the University of Akron. She also has a Master of Business Administration from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University and has completed the Kellogg Advanced Management Program at Northwestern University.


Workplace Financial Services is a business enterprise which offers products and services through Schwab Retirement Plan Services, Inc.; Schwab Stock Plan Services; and Compliance Solutions. Schwab Retirement Plan Services, Inc., provides recordkeeping and related services with respect to retirement plans. Schwab Stock Plan Services is a division of Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. providing equity compensation plan services and brokerage solutions for corporate clients. Compliance Solutions is comprised of Schwab Designated Brokerage Services (DBS), a division of Charles Schwab & Co., Inc., and Schwab Compliance Technologies, Inc. (SchwabCT). DBS provides brokerage solutions for corporate clients who monitor their employees' securities activity. SchwabCT provides technology solutions for corporate clients to help facilitate their compliance technology program implementation. Schwab Retirement Plan Services, Inc., Schwab Compliance Technologies, Inc., and Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. (Member SIPC) are separate but affiliated entities, and each is a subsidiary of The Charles Schwab Corporation.