Thasunda Brown Duckett is President and Chief Executive Ofﬁcer of TIAA, a Fortune 100 provider of secure retirements and outcome-focused investment solutions to millions of people working in higher education, healthcare and other mission-driven organizations.
As TIAA’s CEO, Duckett leads a company whose mission is deﬁned by ﬁnancial inclusion and opportunity – goals and values she has upheld throughout her career.
Duckett joined TIAA after serving as Chief Executive Ofﬁcer of Chase Consumer Banking, where she oversaw a banking network with more than $600 billion in deposits and 50,000 employees.
Duckett serves on the boards of NIKE, Inc., Brex Inc., Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, National Medal of Honor Museum, Economic Club of New York, University of Houston Board of Visitors and Dean’s Advisory Board for the Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business.
Duckett 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.
Duckett holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Marketing from the University of Houston and an MBA from Baylor University.