Joel P. Schneider

Senior Portfolio Manager & Vice President

Joel Schneider, a senior portfolio manager and vice president with Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (“Dimensional”), leads a team of investment professionals who manage global equity portfolios and is a leader of the investment management team for the Manulife ETFs. Dimensional is the sub-advisor to Dimensional Fund Advisors Canada ULC (“Dimensional Canada”), which is the sub-advisor to the Manulife ETFs. Joel also represents Dimensional in meetings with current and prospective clients.

Before joining Dimensional, 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 M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, an M.S. in industrial engineering from the University of Minnesota, and a B.S. in computer engineering from Iowa State University. 


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