Senior Investment Strategist, Vanguard Institutional Advisory Services
Jim Gannon, CFA, FSA, EA, is a senior investment actuary on the Pension Strategy and Analysis team of Vanguard Institutional Advisory Services. In this role he supports Vanguard's defined benefit pension investment advisory clients through asset liability modeling, risk analysis, and asset allocation projects. Additionally, Mr. Gannon is involved in the thought leadership process at Vanguard by authoring research papers on pertinent pension finance and investment topics. Before joining Vanguard in 2018, Mr. Gannon was the managing director of Asset Allocation and Risk Management in the Americas Institutional group at Russell Investments and before that was a consulting actuary at Towers Perrin and Kwasha Lipton. Mr. Gannon earned a B.S. in statistics from Lehigh University. He is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA), a CFA Charterholder, and an enrolled actuary under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).