Advisor Information for SWPPX

Fund Inception05/19/1997
Name of IssuerSchwab Funds
Fund Advisor(s)Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc

Fund Managers for SWPPX

Ferian Juwono
Portfolio Manager since 02/28/2013
Ferian Juwono, CFA, Senior Portfolio Manager. Prior to joining Schwab Asset Management in 2010, Mr. Juwono worked at BlackRock (formerly Barclays Global Investors), where he spent more than three years as a portfolio manager, managing equity index funds for institutional clients, and two years as a senior business analyst. Prior to that, Mr. Juwono worked for more than four years as a senior financial analyst with Union Bank of California.
Christopher Bliss
Portfolio Manager since 04/26/2017
Christopher Bliss is a Managing Director and Head of Passive Equity Strategies for Schwab Asset Management. Mr. Bliss is responsible for overseeing the investment process, portfolio management of investment strategies for passive equity Schwab Funds® and Schwab ETFsTM, and Schwab Personalized Indexing™ separately managed accounts. Before joining Schwab in 2016, Mr. Bliss spent 12 years at Blackrock (formerly Barclays Global Investors) managing and leading institutional index teams, most recently as a managing director and the head of the Americas institutional index team. In this role, Mr. Bliss was responsible for overseeing a team of portfolio managers managing domestic, developed international and emerging markets index strategies. Prior to Blackrock, he worked as an equity analyst and portfolio manager for Harris Bretall and before that, as a research analyst for JP Morgan. Mr. Bliss earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Northern Illinois University. He is a CFA® charterholder.
Jeremy Brown
Portfolio Manager since 02/28/2019
Jeremy Brown, Portfolio Manager, joined CSIM in 2017, Mr. Brown spent six years with ALPS Advisors, Inc. in Denver, most recently as a Senior Analyst in the ETF Portfolio Management and Research Team where he performed portfolio management, trading and analytics/research functions of ALPS ETFs and passive funds. Additionally, Mr. Brown led a number of investment research, commentary, industry trend analysis and sales and marketing support initiatives.
Agnes Zau
Portfolio Manager since 02/27/2023
Agnes Zau is a Portfolio Manager for Schwab Asset Management. She is a member of the team responsible for the management of the domestic passive equity Schwab Funds® and ETFsTM. Prior to joining Schwab in 2018, Ms. Zau was at BlackRock for three years, most recently as a multi-asset portfolio investment consultant where she advised institutional clients on asset allocation and strategy, constructed risk decomposition and portfolio optimization, and conducted scenario analyses for the core multi-asset target risk strategies. She spent the preceding three years as a derivatives specialist at Mellon Capital. Ms. Zau earned a Bachelor of Arts in economics from the University of California, Berkeley. She is a CFA® charterholder.