Peg VanWagoner is a Senior Consultant for DeMarche. She specializes in advising defined contribution plans, foundations, endowments, and faith-based organizations. She is a frequent speaker at DeMarche investment workshops, addressing topics such as current trends in defined contribution plans, asset allocation, sustainable responsible investing, and fiduciary responsibilities.
Prior to rejoining DeMarche in 2015, Ms. VanWagoner served as
Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager at American Century Investments, where she worked with the firm’s largest institutional clients and consultants. Previously, she was the Director of Client Service and Consultant Relations for Thomson Horstmann & Bryant. Ms. VanWagoner began her investment career at DeMarche in a management position and advanced to become a Senior Consultant.
Ms. VanWagoner is an advisory board member of the Kansas City Women’s Foundation where she has also served as president and board member. She also serves as an advisory board member for the School of Social Welfare at the University of Kansas and as former (2019) board chair at the Health Forward Foundation, remaining on the board and investment committee through 2020. She is a former member of the investment committee of the Catholic Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph and a Make-A-Wish Foundation Wish-Granting Volunteer.
Ms. VanWagoner earned her MBA from Rockhurst University and her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the School of Business at the University of Kansas. She is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society Kansas City. She holds FINRA Securities Series 63, 65, and 66 licenses.