Maria Bruno is the Head of U.S. Wealth Planning Research at Vanguard. She leads a team responsible for conducting research and analysis on a wide range of retirement, wealth planning, and portfolio construction topics. Bruno also contributes to the supervision of the investment philosophy, methodology, and wealth management strategies supporting Vanguard's advisory products and services. With over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry, Bruno is widely quoted in the news media on financial planning subjects, regularly blogs on Vanguard’s website, and participates in webcasts and podcasts.