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October 22 2012

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, President of Charles Schwab Foundation, Takes Part in HOPE Global Financial Dignity Summit to Explore The Future Role of Philanthropy


ATLANTA – October 23, 2012 –  A chief strategist for consumer education, Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz (President of Charles Schwab Foundation and Senior Vice President of Schwab Community Services, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc) will lead a discussion on Leadership: The Future Role of Philanthropy, CSR & CRA as a Working Group Leader on November 15th, 2012, in the upcoming HOPE Global Financial Dignity Summit. 
The Charles Schwab Foundation is a private, nonprofit organization funded by The Charles Schwab Corporation with  a mission to create positive change through financial education, philanthropy, and volunteerism. In addition to overseeing the Foundation’s strategy and resources, Schwab-Pomerantz speaks and writes extensively about personal finance issues, offering guidance and advice for American consumers.
Schwab-Pomerantz serves as an expert on two committees of the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Literacy, which is chaired by Schwab-Pomerantz’s father, Charles R. Schwab. She has also testified in Washington, D.C., before the federal Financial Literacy and Education Commission, and has advised members of Congress and other federal officials on the issue of financial literacy.
Currently she writes a weekly personal finance column called Ask Carrie that appears on and, and is also syndicated nationally through Creators News Service. Schwab-Pomerantz has also been a guest columnist on Yahoo! Finance.
A graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, with a bachelor’s degree in political science, Schwab-Pomerantz later earned an MBA from George Washington University. She holds a Certified Financial Planner™ certificate, as well as FINRA Series 7, 63 and 8 registrations.
Schwab-Pomerantz lives with her husband, author Gary M. Pomerantz, and their three children in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Operation HOPE’s 20th Anniversary celebration, the HOPE Global Financial Dignity Summit expects to bring more than 1,000 delegates  of the most dynamic and influential financial industry professionals, government decision-makers and faith leaders worldwide together to explore the theme of Community, Character and (Responsible) Capitalism, and discuss viable long-term, systemic and sustainable solutions to present-day economic and social problems.
To learn how you can participate in the HOPE Global Financial Dignity Summit, check here, or join the conversation online at our online mini-summit, Talking Dignity.