Austin Rosenthal is Head of Platform Defined Contribution and Vice President at Dimensional Fund Advisors. In his role on the Retirement Distribution team, he is responsible for managing the home office and field relationships with Dimensional’s retirement plan recordkeeper clients.
Prior to joining Dimensional in 2010, Austin worked at Lincoln Financial Group in a variety of sales, strategy, product management, and innovation roles. He also was a member of the investment committee for Lincoln's defined benefit and defined contribution plans. Before joining Lincoln Financial, Austin was a managing director of the team that built SmartNest at Integrated Finance Limited. He started his career in JPMorgan's investment banking organization, ending up as an associate focusing on mergers and acquisitions and raising capital.
Austin earned a bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Texas at Austin, where he graduated summa cum laude. He is a General Securities Principal and registered rep with FINRA and holds Series 7, 24, 63, and 65 licenses. He is also a Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM.