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Global Head of DEI & Community Stewardship, Vanguard
Member, Women's Leadership Board, Women and Public Policy Program

Crystal Hardie Langston is the Principal, Global Head of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, and Community Stewardship at Vanguard. Prior to taking on her current role, Ms. Langston was chief learning officer and head of Vanguard's specialty rotational programs. 

Before her time in Human Resources, Ms. Langston was head of Vanguard Institutional Sales, Small Market, where she had responsibility for Vanguard Retirement Plan Access™, a comprehensive suite of 401(k) retirement plan services for small businesses. Other previous Vanguard roles include serving as a leader in Corporate Strategy, leading the relationship management team and internal sales organization in Vanguard Financial Advisor Services™, and serving as chief of staff for the Institutional Division. Ms. Langston started her Vanguard career as a relationship manager. Before Vanguard, she was an analyst with Banc of America Securities' debt capital markets department. 

She is a co-founder of Vanguard's Black Organization for Leadership Dialogue, or BOLD. Ms. Langston earned a B.S. from the University of Virginia and an M.B.A. from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business. She and her husband Jeff are the proud parents of their son, Christopher.

Membership Type: Corporate Member