Board of Directors

To maximize the impact of your donations, the members of the Board of Directors serve as unpaid corporate officers.

Executive officers

Rick Ferri, President

Rick Ferri is a US Marine Corps officer and fighter pilot now retired, a former stockbroker, adjunct college professor, a former low-fee advisory firm founder, and now an hourly-fee consultant. He is the author of several investment books. In addition to serving as president of the John C. Bogle Center for Financial Literacy he is the host of Bogleheads on Investing podcasts.

William Bernstein, Vice President

William Bernstein, Ph.D., M.D., is a retired neurologist. Known for his website on asset allocation and portfolio theory, Efficient Frontier, Dr. Bernstein is also a co-principal in a money management firm and has authored several best-selling books on finance and history. He serves as the content coordinator for the John C. Bogle Center for Financial Literacy.

Allan Roth, Treasurer

Allan Roth has served as the corporate finance officer of two multi-billion dollar companies. He has taught investments and behavioral finance at the University of Denver, Colorado College and the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. He is a published author and is the founder of an hourly-fee investment firm.

Ben Holland, Secretary

Ben Holland currently serves as the Controller for the County of Butler in Pennsylvania. As County Controller, he serves as a member and Secretary of the County’s Retirement Board; and also as a member of the County’s Prison Board of Inspectors, the County’s Salary Board, and the County’s Worker’s Compensation Trust Fund. Prior to being elected, Ben was an Accounting Manager for a division of the McKesson Corporation, and previously served as a tax accountant for a public accounting firm in Pittsburgh. Ben graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Grove City College.

Board of Directors

Christine Benz, Board member

Christine Benz, CFP®, is Morningstar’s director of personal finance and author of two investment books. She serves as the director of media relations for The John C. Bogle Center for Financial Literacy.

Mike Nolan, Board member

Mike Nolan, CFA, is a Senior Investment Analyst, Bogle Financial Markets Research Center at Vanguard. He served as an assistant to John Bogle from 2001 through 2019.

Laura Dogu, Board member

Laura Dogu is an author, diplomat and former United States Ambassador to Nicaragua.

Dr. Ricardo Guerra, Board member

Dr. Ricardo Guerra is a medical doctor specializing in cardiovascular medicine. He is graduate of Harvard University and subsequently received his medical degree at the University of California, San Francisco.

Gail Cox, Board member

Gail Cox is a flight attendant for American Airlines. She has served capably for many years on the Bogleheads Conference organizing committee.

Photograph credits: William Bernstein, courtesy of Greg Jones; Ben Holland, and Gail Cox, courtesy of Gene Lechmanicks.