Mr. Carpenter is recently retired from The Vanguard Group, Inc., a company that provides management, administrative, marketing and distribution services to The Vanguard Group of Investment Companies, a no-load mutual fund family of more than 170 investment portfolios with over $3 trillion in assets under management serving more than 18 million clients. In addition to U.S. mutual funds, the company also provides investment management, brokerage, financial planning and advice, and retirement plan administration services to individuals, financial advisers, corporations and other institutions in the U.S. and other countries.
Mr. Carpenter most recently served as Chief Audit Executive, and previously as Chief Financial Officer for The Vanguard Group, Inc. He also held positions responsible for various financial management, planning, development and technology management functions throughout his 30 year career.
Mr. Carpenter graduated from Lehigh University in 1976 with a B.S. in Accounting. Prior to joining Vanguard in 1985 he worked in the Audit Department of Price Waterhouse in Philadelphia for more than eight years.