Peter Crawford

EVP & CFO at Charles Schwab

As chief financial officer, Peter Crawford leads the treasury and controller functions, financial planning and analysis, investor relations, corporate development and strategy, vendor management, and corporate real estate for Schwab. He was appointed to this position in May 2017.

Crawford was executive vice president of Finance prior to becoming chief financial officer. Before assuming that role, he was senior vice president and leader of Schwab's asset management client solutions organization. He also led the fixed income group as well as product management and development for all third-party investment product platforms.

Previously, Crawford led product management for Schwab Funds®, developing and launching Schwab ETFs® and helping ignite growth across the product line. He also held a variety of leadership positions, including chief of staff to Charles ("Chuck")R. Schwab, overseeing product management of Schwab's cash products, leading the development of several new services, and helping revitalize the "core" client segment.

Before joining Schwab in 2001, Crawford was an engagement manager at McKinsey & Company in the Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Sao Paulo, and Hong Kong offices, and was also a director of business development at Excite@Home.

Crawford earned a bachelor's degree from Yale University, where he graduated magna cum laude, and a master's degree from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.


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