Gizelle has over 28 years of experience in Information Technology. Currently, Gizelle is responsible for the Cost Basis and Portfolio Performance Platform applications and leads globally for development and support of services for Schwab customers. Gizelle is a strong advocate for women and believes the best way to achieve gender partnership is to start young. She majored in Industrial Management Engineering and minored in Chemical Engineering. She believes it is important for girls to get engaged in STEM. She was recently named as one of the 10 2013 Professional Business Women of California Industry Leader Awards.