Joel P. Schneider

Deputy Head of Portfolio Management, North America

Joel Schneider is Deputy Head of Portfolio Management, North America, a member of the Investment Committee, and Chair of the Corporate Governance Committee at Dimensional. Together with Mary Phillips and Allen Pu, Joel oversees the Portfolio Management team in North America responsible for delivering Dimensional’s U.S. and non-U.S. equity strategies. Joel is involved in the design and implementation of new products and strategies, and frequently speaks with both prospects and clients on topics ranging from Dimensional’s investment philosophy and process to custom solutions that the firm can provide to help clients achieve their goals.

Before joining Dimensional in 2011, Joel worked as a management consultant at ZS Associates in Chicago, where he developed statistical models to optimally allocate resources and measure the return on investment. Joel also worked in engineering and business development at Lockheed Martin, designing and developing communication systems for the U.S. Navy and Air Force as part of their leadership development program.

Joel has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, an MS in industrial and systems engineering from the University of Minnesota, and a BS in computer engineering from Iowa State University.

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