Skip SchweissPresidentTD Ameritrade Trust CompanyDenver, Colo.
Skip Schweiss currently serves on the board of directors for the Financial Planning Association® (FPA®), the largest membership organization for CFP® professionals in the country, and includes many others who support the financial planning process.
Schweiss is president of TD Ameritrade Trust Company (TDATC) which offers retirement plan solutions and services for independent registered investment advisors using TD Ameritrade's trust platform and is also managing director of advisor advocacy and industry affairs for TD Ameritrade Institutional. In 2014 he was named by Investment Adviser magazine as one of its top 25 most influential people in the industry, was named "Fiduciary of the Year" by the Committee for the Fiduciary Standard in 2015, and received the Insider's Forum Leadership Award in 2016.
Prior to joining TD Ameritrade Institutional, Schweiss held a variety of management positions within Fiserv Investment Support Services, including serving as Executive Vice President of Fiserv Trust Company, which was acquired by TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation in February 2008. He holds a Bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of South Dakota and a Master's degree in finance from the University of Colorado. He has completed the Securities Industry Institute sponsored by the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) at the Wharton School of Business.
Schweiss resides in Denver with his wife, Lisa, and has three grown children. In his spare time he enjoys outdoor recreation, including road biking, hiking, and skiing. He devotes considerable time to assisting those in his community through Habitat for Humanity, Special Olympics, his church, and other causes.