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Thasunda Brown Duckett

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Thasunda Brown Duckett

President and CEO, TIAA
Thasunda Brown Duckett

Thasunda Brown Duckett is President and Chief Executive Officer of TIAA, a leading provider of secure retirements and outcome-focused investment solutions to millions of people and thousands of institutions. As TIAA’s CEO, she leads a company whose mission is defined by financial inclusion and opportunity – goals and values she has upheld throughout her career. Thasunda joined TIAA last year after serving as Chief Executive Officer of Chase Consumer Banking. Earlier in her career, she was a Director of Emerging Markets at Fannie Mae. Thasunda serves on the boards of Nike and Brex, and was recently appointed to the President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities. She also belongs to The Business Council, Business Roundtable and The Conference Board’s Committee for Economic Development, among many other organizations. She founded the Otis and Rosie Brown Foundation, in honor of her parents, to recognize and reward people who use ordinary means to empower and uplift their community in extraordinary ways. Thasunda grew up in Texas and lives in Connecticut with her husband and four children. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Marketing from the University of Houston and an MBA from Baylor University