Matt Brenner is a Managing Vice President in the Investments Department. He oversees the mutual fund team, managing due diligence, investment reporting and communications, and the ongoing operations of the Investment Department. Mr. Brenner is an investment specialist focusing on the Vantagepoint PLUS Fund, the Vantagepoint Milestone Funds, and other select funds. Mr. Brenner also serves as the primary interface on legal and compliance matters related to investments and facilitates product development and special projects across functional areas of the organization. Prior to joining the firm in February 2017, Mr. Brenner served as a Senior Vice President with PIMCO in Newport Beach, California. He was responsible for developing, leading, and maintaining relationships for many of PIMCO’s largest clients, with expertise across multiple investment vehicles, asset classes, and strategies, including fixed income, stable value, equities, alternatives, and volatility products. In addition, he created and led the messaging group responsible for analysis and communications related to PIMCO’s Total Return core bond offerings. Mr. Brenner has 16 years of investment industry experience. He began his career as an attorney at Leventhal, Senter, and Lerman in Washington D.C., focusing on mergers and acquisitions in the telecommunications industry, as well as business and regulatory matters, including first amendment issues in the broadcasting industry. He also served as a Business Development Manager for U.S. News & World Report. He holds a Bachelors of Arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley, a Juris Doctorate degree from Georgetown University, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. He has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) designation.