Mark W. Riepe

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Mark Riepe, CFA, is Senior Vice President for the Schwab Center for Financial Research (SCFR). In this role, he is responsible for heading SCFR, which provides individual investors with quality research on key topics, including the markets, the economy, retirement, taxes, financial planning, portfolio management and investment strategy.

Prior to joining Schwab, Mark spent seven years as vice president with Ibbotson Associates, a Chicago-based consulting firm, and four years at GNP Commodities specializing in financial futures and options research. He has authored numerous studies that have appeared in publications such as the Financial Analysts Journal and The Journal of Portfolio Management.

Mark earned a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Chicago and a master's degree in finance from the University of Chicago's Graduate School of Business. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) charterholder.