John Bendl is a Principal and Vanguard's Funds CFO and Chief Accounting Officer responsible for leading the enterprise treasury, fund and corporate accounting, financial reporting and policy as well as our internal controls over financial reporting program.


Mr. Bendl joined Vanguard in December 2016 and was previously an audit partner at KPMG in New York City. During his 24-year career at KPMG, he served as an audit partner on asset management, banking, capital markets, and insurance clients. While at KPMG, Mr. Bendl also served a two year international assignment in Prague, Czech Republic.

Education & qualifications

Mr. Bendl earned a B.S. in business administration from West Virginia University and is a Certified Public Accountant as well as a member of the PCAOB Standing Advisory Group.