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Management

Delaware Investments Fund Advisers

Firm Description

Tracing its roots to 1929, Delaware Investments Fund Advisers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is an investment management firm and an indirect subsidiary of Australia-based Macquarie Group. The firm has advised Growth Portfolio since 2010.

Investment Manager Biographies

Christopher J. Bonavico, CFA, Vice President

  • Portfolio manager.
  • Advised the portfolio since 2010.
  • Worked in investment management since 1988.
  • B.S., University of Delaware.

Christopher M. Ericksen, CFA, Vice President

  • Portfolio manager.
  • Advised the portfolio since 2010.
  • Worked in investment management since 1994.
  • B.S., Carnegie Mellon University.

Daniel J. Prislin, CFA, Vice President

  • Portfolio manager.
  • Advised the portfolio since 2010.
  • Worked in investment management since 1994.
  • B.S., M.B.A., University of California at Berkeley.

Jeffrey S. Van Harte, CFA, Senior Vice President, CIO–Focus Growth Equity

  • Portfolio manager.
  • Advised the portfolio since 2010.
  • Worked in investment management since 1980.
  • B.S., California State University at Fullerton.

Wellington Management Company, LLP

Firm Description

Founded in 1928, Wellington Management Company, LLP, Boston, Massachusetts, is among the nation’s oldest and most respected institutional investment managers. The firm has advised Vanguard Variable Annuity Growth Portfolio since 2010.

Investment Manager Biography

Andrew J. Shilling, CFA, Senior Vice President

  • Portfolio manager.
  • Advised the portfolio since 2010.
  • Worked in investment management since 1994.
  • B.A., Amherst College.
  • M.B.A., Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College.

William Blair & Company, L.L.C.

Firm Description

Founded in 1935, William Blair & Company, L.L.C., Chicago, Illinois, is an independently owned full-service investment firm. The firm has advised Vanguard Variable Annuity Growth Portfolio since 2004.

Investment Manager Biographies

James Golan, CFA, Partner

  • Portfolio manager.
  • Advised the portfolio since 2010.
  • Worked in investment management since 1988.
  • B.A., DePauw University
  • M.B.A., J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University.

David Ricci, CFA, Partner

  • Advised the portfolio since 2011.
  • Worked in investment management since 1994.
  • Sc.B., Brown University.
  • M.B.A., Harvard Business School.

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