Jack Brennan, chairman emeritus of Vanguard and chairman of the Notre Dame Board of Trustees, joins us on Thursday, November 21st at 5:00pm in the Jordan Auditorium for a fireside chat moderated by NDIGI Managing Director Erin Bellissimo.
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Mr. Brennan is the chairman of the University’s Board of Trustees. Mr. Brennan is chairman emeritus of Vanguard, one of the world’s largest investment companies. Headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, Vanguard comprises more than 100 separate domestic investment portfolios, with current U.S. fund assets of more than $3 trillion. He 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 the chairman of the Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program; a governor of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA); chairman of Catholic Investment Services and a founding trustee of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). He graduated from Dartmouth College with an AB degree, and received an MBA from the Harvard Business School. Mr. Brennan is married to Catharine J. Brennan. Mrs. Brennan graduated from Dartmouth College with an AB degree, and received her master’s degree from Harvard Graduate School of Education. She is the president of College Perspectives. They have three children who are graduates of Notre Dame: William (’06), Kara (’08), and Conor (’11).