Careers

Stories of working at Schwab

The accidental financial planner

Experiencing financial hardships in life at an early age led Alicia Vande Ven to discover financial planning as a second career path.

Balancing Korean traditions in a western world

How Kevin Gordon navigated “cultural friction,” and why he says he’s found his dream job.

Expanding a heart for service

Denise Hopkins explains how joining two non-profit boards has opened her eyes to the issues impacting her community.

Sneakerheads invest in collectible kicks for fun and profit

As the sneaker market soars, many enthusiasts are turning their hobby into an investment strategy.

Giving women confidence in the world of investing

By establishing an investing club for women, Donna is helping others grow their skills.

Taking action when it matters most

Branch Manager Richard Dunn comes to the rescue of a prospective client who was alone, confused and in need of medical assistance.

Learning the value of money as a Cuban immigrant

Growing up in Communist Cuba, Monica had to start from zero when it came to learning finance in the United States.

Not all heroes wear capes. Sometimes they wear vests.

Whether it's snakes on campus or just lending an ear, Kristy Anderson and her squad are ready.

Everyone can be a better leader. Here’s how.

“Good leadership is not about doing more,” says leadership expert Dr. Suzanne Peterson. “You just need to do a few things differently.”

Creating a legacy and empowering others

As Chairman of the Board for Livestrong, Candice Aaron has empowered millions of people to take ownership of their cancer diagnoses—including herself.