Instructor Biography

 Dawn M. Milligan, CEBS


Relationship Executive
The Vanguard Group
Valley Forge, Pennsylvania

Ms. Milligan is a Relationship Executive in the client services division of the Vanguard Group in Valley Forge. She has over 20 years of experience helping clients meet their benefit and business objectives through their retirement plans. She currently leads the delivery of all of Vanguard’s services to her clients and helps them develop short- and long-term strategies that will enhance their retirement programs.

Prior to joining Vanguard, Ms. Milligan provided consulting and administrative services to a wide variety of firms that have included Fortune 500, nonprofit and public entity clients. She is a frequent speaker and has held leadership positions in many benefit forums. Ms. Milligan holds a B.S. degree from Villanova University and the designation of Certified Employee Benefit Specialist from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans. Currently, she is pursuing her MBA from St. Joseph's University.

Ms. Milligan teaches 401(k) Plans in the Certificate Series, and aims to make her classes interactive and relative to each student. Her goal is for students to take something back that immediately and positively impacts their retirement program.