David Kastner

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David is the Senior Portfolio Manager and chairs the Investment Committee for Schwab Managed Portfolios™ – ETFs (SMP-ETF). In this role, he is responsible for tactical asset allocation, ETF selection and investment risk management of the SMP-ETF portfolios. With over 25 years in the investment industry, David was previously the Managing Director of the Schwab Center for Financial Research – Market Analysis Group, which provides regular commentary and perspective on the economy and markets.

Before joining Schwab in 1997, David was in banking and futures trading after earning a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Kansas. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.