Chad D. Fargason is a Senior Portfolio Manager – Equity Investments at Vaughan Nelson Investment Management. He
joined the company in 2013.

Prior to Vaughan Nelson, Dr. Fargason was a director with KKR & Co, LP; a senior vice president with El Paso
Corporation; and a project leader with the Boston Consulting Group. He has over 15 years of investment management
and research experience.

Dr. Fargason has a BA from Rice University and both an MA and a PhD from Duke University.