Austin T. Allen
Austin Allen joined Vanguard in 2008 and is currently a Financial Administrator within Retail Operations. He is responsible for leading and facilitating Vanguard’s cost basis transfer processes across all transfer types, platforms and divisions. Austin is also tasked with developing cost basis industry relationships, advancing internal transfer processing relationships and guiding system design projects to comply with cost basis regulatory requirements. He leads initiatives to improve transfer processing efficiency and implement regulatory changes within Vanguard’s Retail Operations division. Austin also supports client cost basis account maintenance strategies and their implementation. He is an active member of the SIFMA Cost Basis working group and holds FINRA Series 6 and 63 licenses. Austin earned his Bachelor’s in Economics from Indiana University-Bloomington.