John J. Brennan
Chairman Emeritus & Senior Advisor
The Vanguard Group, Inc
Profile in Augustinian Leadership Event
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
6:00 p.m. — 8:30 p.m.
Speaker: John J. Brennan
Overbrook Golf Club
799 Godfrey Rd, Villanova, PA 19085
John J. Brennan is chairman emeritus and senior advisor of Vanguard. Mr. Brennan joined Vanguard in July 1982. He was elected president in 1989, served as chief executive officer from 1996 to 2008, and served as chairman of the board from
1998 to 2009.
Mr. Brennan is a director of General Electric Company, Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, and American Express Company; chairman of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA); chairman of the board of trustees of the University of Notre Dame; a founding trustee of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST); chairman of Vanguard Charitable; and a member of the Pennsylvania Early Learning Investment Commission.
Mr. Brennan graduated from Dartmouth College and earned a master’s degree in business administration from the Harvard Business School. He has received honorary degrees from Mount Aloysius College, Curry College, and Drexel University.