Women in Technology: Leah Towns

By Melissa Brandon on 01/05/2018

Leah Towns is relatively new to Schwab, having started in mid-2016.  A graduate of the University of Texas, Austin, she received a degree in computer science.   Currently, Leah works on front end web development for Advisor Services and is currently immersed in a project for advisors to deposit checks online. 

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Women in Technology: Kristin Janik

By Melissa Brandon on 01/05/2018

 “I chose Schwab because of the collaborative team culture, opportunities for growth and advancement and authentic values.” 

Kristin Janik now leads a team of software applications engineers as a part of Schwab’s Technology Services.  Her journey at Schwab is a unique one. 

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Women in Technology: Linda Albornoz

By Melissa Brandon on 01/05/2018

“I chose Schwab because of the opportunities.  It’s a chance to innovate in a collaborative culture, to positively impact customers and to grow personally and professionally.

It was the focus on the client that first attracted Linda Albornoz to Schwab.  After graduating from Rice University and a successful career at several other large corporations, Linda says it was the vision of Schwab and the technology work that caused her to make the switch.  

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Lauren Manza: My Schwab Story

By Melissa Brandon on 10/02/2017

“Well, I’ve been a fan of Schwab since I was a teenager,” Lauren Manza says with a laugh.  “I became a client because I have a real passion for trading, and all of these years later I’m an employee!”

Lauren is a brand new member of the 2017 Westlake, Texas based Financial Consultant (FC) Academy cohort. Westlake, a suburb located between Dallas and Fort Worth is an area of growth for Schwab, with ground breaking on a new campus scheduled for September of 2017. 

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Blake Nelson: My Schwab Story

By Melissa Brandon on 10/02/2017

“I think I realized this was my ‘calling’ when I was a kid,” says Blake Nelson. “My Dad is a CPA and I always thought it was interesting that he knew every client walking through his door. He knew their story, their family, and I wanted to do that kind of work too.  I realized I wanted a career in financial services because I can make a real, positive impact on people’s lives." 

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