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Crystal Hardie Langston

Prinicpal, Chief Diversity Officer at Vanguard Asset Management


Bio: Crystal Hardie Langston is a principal at Vanguard and serves as the company's chief diversity officer.

Prior to taking on her current role, Ms. Langston was chief learning officer and head of Vanguard's specialty rotational programs.

Before her time in Human Resources, Ms. Langston was head of Vanguard Institutional Sales Small Market, where she had responsibility for Vanguard Retirement Plan Access™, a comprehensive suite of 401(k) retirement plan services for small businesses.

Other previous Vanguard roles include serving as a leader in Corporate Strategy, leading the relationship management team and internal sales organization in Vanguard Financial Advisor Services™, and serving as chief of staff for the Institutional Division. Ms. Langston started her Vanguard career as a relationship manager. Before Vanguard, she was an analyst with Banc of America Securities' debt capital markets department.

She is a cofounder of the Vanguard Black Professional Network and a former board chair for Urban Tree Connection, an organization focused on community based urban greening in Philadelphia.

Ms. Langston earned a B.S. from the University of Virginia and an M.B.A. at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business.