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Who We Are

The Vanderbilt University Office of Investments fosters an environment where teamwork, intellectual curiosity, collaboration, and passion are the foundation of who we are.  

Our team is comprised of a group of professionals who have worked in many areas of finance, operations, and administration. We combine this deep experience with strong open-mindedness and regular interrogation of our own biases and process as we seek the best investment outcomes to grow Vanderbilt's endowment.  Our office is committed to supporting each other, upholding our team values, continuously striving for excellence, and supporting the core mission of Vanderbilt University.  Each and every person is an integral part of our team.  



Anders Hall, CFA

Anders was named Vanderbilt University’s vice chancellor for investments and chief investment officer in July 2013.  Anders joined Vanderbilt from Duke University, where he served as head of public securities. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Duke University in economics and public policy studies, going on to the Stern School of Business at New York University for his MBA in economics and finance.  He worked at Duke for the past decade, and prior to that he held positions at Hewitt Investment Group (now Aon Hewitt) and Prudential Financial. 


Travis Shore, CFA 

Travis is the deputy chief investment officer, leading both the private and public teams at the Vanderbilt University Office of Investments. Travis joined Vanderbilt University in 2014 after serving as an investment director at the Alfred Sloan Foundation. Prior to that, Travis served as a director of investments at New York University. Travis earned his BBA in banking and finance at the University of North Florida.



Bart Brunk

Bart is the chief operating officer and head of the operations team at the Vanderbilt University Office of Investments. Bart joined the Vanderbilt team in 2014 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he served as managing director. Prior to working at UNC, Bart worked at Duke University for seven years. Bart earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting and economics at Westminster College and his MBA from Washington University. 

The Endowment

For more information, please review this general synopsis of the University’s endowment. Downloads Available in PDF format:

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