Mark Riepe

CFA®, Managing Director, Schwab Center for Financial Research, and Portfolio Manager, Schwab Intelligent Portfolios®

Media contact:


Portfolio Management, Investing Strategies, and Behavioral Economics

Mark leads the Schwab Center for Financial Research, which provides individual investors with quality research on key topics, including markets, the economy, retirement, taxes, financial planning, equity ratings and portfolio management. He also hosts Schwab’s Financial Decoder podcast. He also is a portfolio manager for Schwab Intelligent Portfolios®.

Prior to joining Schwab in 1997, Mark spent seven years as vice president with Ibbotson Associates, a Chicago-based consulting firm, and four years at GNP Commodities, specializing in financial futures and options research. He has authored numerous studies that have appeared in publications including the Financial Analysts Journal and The Journal of Portfolio Management.

Riepe earned his Bachelor of Science degree in economics from the University of Chicago and his Master of Business Administration degree in finance from Chicago’s Booth School of Business.  He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.



The Schwab Center for Financial Research is a division of Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. (Member SIPC).