Matthew Brancato, department head, Vanguard Institutional Investor Group, shares how building a target-date fund is similar to a common children’s toy.
Matthew C. Brancato, CFA, CPA, is a department head in Vanguard Institutional Investor Group. He previously worked in product strategy and partnered with Vanguard Investment Strategy Group on asset allocation for Vanguard’s global multiasset class products, including the Target Retirement Funds. Mr. Brancato has more than ten years of experience working in various finance and investment roles. He has also rotated through Fixed Income, Corporate Strategy, and Investment Strategy at Vanguard. Mr. Brancato earned an M.B.A. from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and a B.B.A. from James Madison University. He holds FINRA series 6 and 63 licenses, is a CFA® charterholder and a certified public accountant. Mr. Brancato is also a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Philadelphia.