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David A. Plecha, CFA

David A. Plecha, CFA

Global Head of Fixed Income 
Dimensional Fund Advisors

David Plecha is global head of fixed income at Dimensional Fund Advisors, which serves as subadviser to the Virtus DFA Target Date Retirement Income Funds.

A member of Dimensional’s Investment Committee and Investment Policy Committee, Mr. Plecha manages U.S. and global portfolios and maintains much of the fixed income research and client communications. He has been instrumental in the planning and execution of Dimensional's tax-managed separate account strategies in the U.S.

Prior to joining Dimensional in 1989, Mr. Plecha managed stock index futures and options for Leland O'Brien Rubinstein Associates and was an operations planner for Texas Instruments.

Mr. Plecha earned an M.B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a B.S. in industrial and operations engineering from the University of Michigan. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation since 1996. Mr. Plecha began his career in the investment industry in 1987.

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP is an investment advisor registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission and provides subadvisory services to Virtus Investment Partners for the Virtus DFA Target Date Retirement Income Funds.