Dimensional Fund Advisors
As vice president of Dimensional SmartNest, BethAnn Dranguet is responsible for the legal, client services, and general operations of the group. She interfaces with all relevant Dimensional personnel in legal, compliance, operations, and portfolio management departments, as well as Dimensional's global offices, to help the company achieve the best operational and client service experience for our clients.
Prior to joining Dimensional SmartNest in February 2011, BethAnn had been vice president and counsel to the Dimensional entities since July 2007. Before that, she spent eight years as an associate in mergers and acquisitions and securities law with Vinson & Elkins LLP, an international law firm.
BethAnn holds a JD from the University of Texas School of Law, where she graduated Order of the Coif and was an editor of the Texas Law Review. She received a BA in English from Washington College.