Barbara Armeli serves as the Investment Advisor Chief Compliance Officer at Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. and its affiliate, Schwab Private Client Investment Advisory, Inc. Barbara is also the Vice President of Corporate Compliance. Her responsibilities include oversight of the retail investment advisor Programs, personal securities monitoring, and Compliance testing. She has been with Schwab for 17 years, and previously served as Vice President of Sales Practice Compliance.
Prior to joining Schwab in 2000, Barbara spent 17 years at Morgan Stanley in New York, where she held several senior positions in the Compliance Department, including Assistant Compliance Director of Product Sales and Vice President of Retail Sales Compliance.
She currently serves on the SIFMA Compliance Committee. Barbara attended St. John’s University, where she received degrees in Political Science and English Literature.