Veronika Krepely Pool is a Visiting Professor of Finance at the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University. She is on leave from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business where she is an Associate Professor and the Gregg T. and Judith A. Summerville Chair of Finance. Veronika K. Pool currently serves as an associate editor at the Review of Financial Studies and at Management Science. She is also an academic director of the Financial Management Association. Veronika joined Owen in 2019 and the Kelley School in 2006 after completing her Ph.D. in finance at Vanderbilt University. Her main research interest is the economics of conflict of interest in delegated portfolios, such as hedge funds, mutual funds, and 401(k) plans. Her work has been published in the Journal of Finance, the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and the Journal of Financial Markets and she has received two external research grants for her research on 401(k) retirement plans. In prior years, she held the 3-year 3M Junior Faculty Fellowship and the ArcelorMittal Finance Faculty Fellowship for excellence in research at the Kelley School. She is teaching in the Undergraduate Business Minor program this year at Owen.