Sean leads the external recruiting team covering 5 divisions (FAS - Financial Advisor Services, IMG - Investment Management Group, PD - Planning and Development, IIG - Institutional Investor Group and International) for Vanguard. His team provides deep subject matter expertise and consultation to the hiring leaders in these five divisions so that an effective strategy is defined and executed resulting in quality, diverse hires for Vanguard's divisions.

Prior to leading this team at Vanguard, Sean served as Director of Recruiting for the Christiana Care Health System in Wilmington, Delaware. That team provided recruiting service across the entire health system for all levels of talent from executive to entry level in acute, long term care and home care.

Sean's career in human resources began in the U.S. Army during the last three years of his total of nine years of active duty service as a medical service corps officer. He led a team of recruiters that covered the states of Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania that recruited physicians, nurses and allied health providers for both the active and reserve components of the Army Medical Department.

Sean holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from Wheaton College, IL and a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Michigan.

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