Tim Kohn, Vice President, heads Dimensional's US defined contribution practice, coordinating the sales and service for corporate, platform, and advisor-sold business. In this role, Tim works with clients and industry partners to market, research, and implement new defined contribution solutions. Tim leads Dimensional's DC efforts with academia, industry partners, and key stakeholders, and he also serves as executive editor for the firm's defined contribution client newsletter. Prior to joining Dimensional, Tim served as the head of DC Sales and Service and chief defined contribution strategist for Barclays Global Investors (now BlackRock). Tim received his BA in business economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and completed his MBA at the University of San Francisco, and also maintains a Master's of Science in personal financial planning. Tim is FINRA Series 7, 24, and 65 licensed, and a Chartered Mutual Fund Counselor.