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Vanguard Variable Annuity - Small Company Growth Portfolio
Management

Granahan Investment Management, Inc.

Firm Description

Founded in 1985, Granahan Investment Management, Inc., Waltham, Massachusetts, specializes in small-cap growth equity. The firm has advised Vanguard Variable Annuity Small Company Growth Portfolio since 1996.

Investment Manager Biographies

Gary C. Hatton, CFA, Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer

  • Portfolio manager.
  • Advised the fund since 1996.
  • Worked in investment management since 1982.
  • B.S., University of Rhode Island.
  • M.S., University of Wisconsin.

Jane M. White, Co-Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer

  • Portfolio manager.
  • Advised the fund since 1996.
  • Worked in investment management since 1980.
  • B.A., Boston University.

Jennifer M. Pawloski

  • Portfolio manager.
  • Advised the portfolio since 2014.
  • Worked in investment management since 1993.
  • B.S., Bentley College.

John V. Schneider, CFA

  • Portfolio Manager.
  • Advised the portfolio since 2014.
  • Worked in investment management since 2000.
  • A.B., Dartmouth College.

Vanguard Equity Investment Group

Firm Description

Launched in 1975, The Vanguard Group, Malvern, Pennsylvania, is among the world’s largest equity and fixed income managers. As chief investment officer and managing director, Mortimer J. Buckley oversees Vanguard’s Equity Investment and Fixed Income Groups. Joseph Brennan, CFA, Principal of Vanguard and head of Vanguard’s Equity Index Group, has oversight responsibility for all equity index funds managed by the Equity Investment Group. John Ameriks, Ph.D., Principal of Vanguard and head of Vanguard’s Active Equity Group, has oversight responsibility for all active equity funds managed by the Equity Investment Group. The Equity Investment Group manages indexed and structured equity portfolios covering U.S. and international markets. It has developed sophisticated portfolio construction methodologies and efficient trading strategies that seek to deliver returns that are highly correlated with target portfolio benchmarks. The group has advised Small Company Growth Portfolio since 2008.

Investment Manager Biographies

James D. Troyer, CFA, Principal

  • Portfolio manager.
  • Advised the portfolio since 2012.
  • Worked in investment management since 1979.
  • A.B., Occidental College.

James P. Stetler, Principal

  • Portfolio manager.
  • Advised the portfolio since 2008.
  • Worked in investment management since 1996.
  • B.S., Susquehanna University.
  • M.B.A., Saint Joseph’s University.

Michael R. Roach, CFA

  • Portfolio manager.
  • Advised the portfolio since 2012.
  • Worked in investment management since 2001.
  • B.S., Bloomsburg University.
  • M.S., Drexel University.

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