Charles R. Schwab is an American businessman and investor and the founder of the Charles Schwab Corporation. Schwab was born in Sacramento, California. He attended Santa Barbara High School in Santa Barbara, CA and was captain of the golf team. He also attended pre-college school at Holy Rosary Academy in Woodland, California. Schwab is dyslexic, but was unaware until the age of 40; he had no interest in it until he learned that his son was dyslexic as well.