Schwab believes that veterans represent some of the very best talent in the country, and we are proud to be an employer of choice for many who have served and those who continue to serve. With many in the military increasingly moving on to new challenges, Schwab remains dedicated to an ongoing relationship with this community of America's heroes.
Hear from some of our employee veterans
My Schwab StoryTony M.
"Coming to Schwab (from USAA) has been a perfect career transition for me. I’ve always been a big fan of Schwab, its products and services, and this environment has been a great fit for my professional goals and personal life."
Tony M., Veteran and Schwab employee
My Schwab StoryJames S.
"The partnership with Hiring Our Heroes and other organizations that help veterans and military spouses, this played a large part in my selection of Schwab—being with a company that has the same values that I've established from being in the military."
James S., Veteran and Schwab employee
My Schwab StoryDave V.
“Schwab has been very supportive of my career and the decisions I’ve needed to make for my family, Schwab has also been very supportive of my military career. The firm has really provided me the latitude to flourish as a member of the Alaska Air National Guard.”
Dave V., Veteran and Schwab employee
My Schwab StoryNilsa S.
“I chose Schwab because of the purpose and vision of this firm. I did my research and wanted to find a role that mattered to me and provided me the opportunity to keep serving in some way.”
Nilsa S., Veteran and Schwab employee
My Schwab StoryMike C.
“Working at Schwab combines my passion for the stock market with my passion for helping people. I get the most satisfaction out of my job by helping people make good financial decisions and watching those decisions turn into great outcomes."
Mike C., Veteran and Schwab employee
My Schwab StoryMilitary Veterans Network (MVN) Denver
"The Military Veterans Network is an awesome group of people who are veterans or friends of veterans who come together and really focus on this concept of service."
Veteran employee partners
Schwab has alliances with more than a dozen organizations dedicated to supporting our country's service men and women, including, but not limited to:
|100,000 Jobs Mission||Veterans Business Network|
|Hero 2 Hired||Hiring our Heroes|
|Joining Forces||Texas Veterans Network|
|U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs||Veterans on Wall Street (VOWS)|
|Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve||Recruit Military|
Military Spouse Employment Partnership
In 2017, Schwab was inducted into the Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP), a program of the Department of Defense that recruits, hires, promotes, and retains military spouses in portable careers. MSEP connects military spouses with partner employers worldwide, and gives Schwab priority access to a unique and talented group of professionals who are skilled, diverse, and motivated with a strong work ethic.
“I love being back at Schwab. Schwab and USAA are both cultures that put the client first and that’s why I think this acquisition has been such a good match. I always tell people Schwab has a culture of respect – for the client and for the employee."
Tammy O'Neal, Phoenix, Arizona
"I wanted to continue to work on my career at a place where I could also balance my family life and be a good Dad. I chose to come to Schwab to best support my wife and son."
Greg Gagnon, Westlake, Texas
"I get satisfaction out of what I'm doing every day. I feel accomplished when I go home. And I feel like I've done something that mattered."
Susan Williams, El Paso, Texas
Meet our Veterans
Meet our Veterans
With many in the military increasingly moving on to new challenges, Charles Schwab remains dedicated to providing opportunities that support you in applying your unique skills and experience, as well as the training needed to ensure a smooth transition and continued professional growth.
"When I transitioned out of the military I was unsure of what the civilian life would bring or if I would be able to adapt. While working at Schwab, I have felt like I still have a purpose with helping our clients. I found another family here at Schwab just like the one I left in the military."
Specialist, U.S. Army
Associate, Operational Services Account Solutions, Schwab
El Paso, TX
"One of the reasons I chose Schwab is because of the military benefits. The firm offers differential pay for those in the military who get called to serve. That was a huge benefit for me and my family when I was called up this year."
Army Reserves, Chief Warrant Officer 2, Information Systems Technician, U.S. Army
Managing Director, Security Monitoring & Incident Response, Schwab
"The best part about working at Schwab, for me, has been the steadfast support I have received from my leadership. The military trains it’s personnel to put the mission first, and here at Schwab I feel that the mission is simply amazing, we put our clients first. I know I am able to do my best work, and to help put our clients first every day, because I have been supported from day one working here."
Sergeant (E-5), Combat Medic Specialist (68W), U.S. Army
Manager, Statistical Analyst, Schwab
"They took my military background and said it equaled a four-year degree in their eyes."
E5 Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps
Senior Team Manager, Operational Services, Schwab
"We are all working toward the same goal of serving clients. And each location has such a commitment to the community and volunteer efforts. I'm a volunteer at heart. It's what first attracted me to Schwab."
Captain, U.S. Army
Managing Director, Incident Command Team, Schwab
National military-friendly workplace recognition
Schwab continues to be recognized for its emphasis on recruiting and training military veterans who are joining or rejoining the workforce and for delivering a work environment, policies, and programs that foster meaningful career opportunities for veterans.
Best of the Best
U.S. Veterans Magazine ranks Schwab as one of the "Best of the Best" employers for the ninth consecutive year.
Best for Vets Employer
Military Times EDGE magazine named Schwab a "Best for Vets Employer" in 2019.
Military Friendly Employer
Military Benefits Magazine named Schwab a "Veteran Friendly Employers" for the sixth consecutive year.
Military Friendly Top 10 Employer
G.I. Jobs Magazine named Schwab a "Military Friendly GOLD Top 10 Employer" from 2012 through 2017.
Military Friendly Spouse Employer
Military Spouse Magazine named Schwab a "Military Spouse Friendly Employer" from 2012 through 2017.
Schwab received the 2017 Patriot Award as a member of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a program of the Department of Defense.
Most Valuable Employers
Schwab was named one of the "Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military" by Civilianjobs.com in 2015 and 2016.
Financial Guidance for Vets
After years of serving their country and not having to deal with the everyday financial concerns of civilians, vets are faced with not only adjusting to day-to-day financial obligations, but also planning for the long-term.