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Brenda Vingiello

Brenda Vingiello, CFA

Chief Investment Officer
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Throughout her career, Brenda Vingiello has doggedly analyzed the global macroeconomic environment, as well as individual companies and industries to understand how these elements influence the performance of financial markets. After many years as an equity analyst for large institutional asset managers, Brenda was passionate about bringing this expertise to bear helping individuals. It’s this commitment that drives her work for Sand Hill clients every day.

As our Chief Investment Officer, Brenda manages our in-house team of investment professionals as well as the investment process and allocation. In every area of her work, Brenda’s background as a researcher and analyst enables her to take a step back and make decisions objectively. Brenda extends this valuable skill to our clients by helping them understand how we think about their portfolio and make decisions based on data rather than emotions. She specializes in asset allocation, financial strategizing and modeling, and enjoys being able to help clients achieve their financial goals while simplifying their lives at the same time. In addition to her role as CIO, Brenda serves as the chair of the Sand Hill Investment Committee and is a member of the Executive Committee, a small team charged with setting the firm’s long-term strategic course.

Outside of work Brenda is a dedicated mother who loves spending time with her family and exploring all the Bay Area has to offer. She enjoys discovering new hiking spots and chooses the path less taken (or hiked) whenever possible. Brenda is active in the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco, where she sits on the Finance Committee and Board of Governors. She is also involved in a San Francisco-based family winery that she helped her husband establish in 2003 and looks forward to discovering, and tasting, what each vintage has to offer.

Latest Blog Posts by Brenda Vingiello

Oct 22, 2020
CNBC Halftime Report Discussion on Volatility Leading Into the Election | October 22, 2020
CNBC Halftime Report Discussion on Volatility Leading Into the Election | October 22, 2020

During Sand Hill CIO Brenda Vingiello's most recent appearance on the CNBC Halftime Report panel, she discusses the recent volatility leading into the election, and

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Oct 21, 2020
It Was the Best of Times and the Worst of Times
It Was the Best of Times and the Worst of Times

This year will surely go down in the history books as one of the most puzzling in terms of reconciling much of the economic data

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Oct 7, 2020
CNBC Halftime Report Discussion About Staying The Course | October 7, 2020
CNBC Halftime Report Discussion About Staying The Course | October 7, 2020

Sand Hill’s Chief Investment Officer Brenda Vingiello, CFA, joined the CNBC’s Halftime Report panel once again on October 7, 2020. In the video clip below,

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Sep 14, 2020
CNBC Halftime Report Discussion on Adding to Technology Investments | September 14, 2020
CNBC Halftime Report Discussion on Adding to Technology Investments | September 14, 2020

During her September 14, 2020 appearance on CNBC’s Halftime Report, Sand Hill’s Chief Investment Officer, Brenda Vingiello, CFA, addressed the question "Is the coast clear

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Aug 6, 2020
Discussing the Future of Big Bank Stocks on CNBC’s Halftime Report | August 5, 2020
Discussing the Future of Big Bank Stocks on CNBC’s Halftime Report | August 5, 2020

Sand Hill’s Chief Investment Officer, Brenda Vingiello, CFA, returned to CNBC’s Halftime Report panel on August 5, 2020. In the clip below, Brenda discusses her

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Jul 20, 2020
Pondering 2020 So Far
Pondering 2020 So Far

Pondering the year 2020 so far is exhausting, and probably a little disorienting too. Many adjectives could apply given the mixed and ever-changing messages with

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Jul 20, 2020
Technology Investments Amid the Pandemic on CNBC’s Halftime Report | July 16, 2020
Technology Investments Amid the Pandemic on CNBC’s Halftime Report | July 16, 2020

Watch Sand Hill’s Chief Investment Officer, Brenda Vingiello, CFA, during her July 16, 2020 appearance on CNBC’s Halftime Report. In the video below, she discusses

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Jul 15, 2020
CNBC Halftime Report Discussion on the Impact of COVID-19 on the Markets | July 15, 2020
CNBC Halftime Report Discussion on the Impact of COVID-19 on the Markets | July 15, 2020

Sand Hill’s Chief Investment Officer, Brenda Vingiello, CFA, returned to CNBC’s Halftime Report on July 15, 2020 to discuss the current state of our economy,

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Apr 28, 2020
Navigating Uncharted Territory
Navigating Uncharted Territory

In stark contrast to the strong economic trends that were in place earlier this year, the threat of COVID-19 and the corresponding government response to

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