Diversity Leadership: Natasha Radden, TIAA-CREF

Natasha Radden

Vice President and Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer


“At TIAA-CREF diversity and inclusion is deeply woven into our culture and while we’re proud to be counted among the most diverse companies, we don’t ever take it for granted,” Natasha Radden said when TIAA-CREF was Named to DiversityInc’s 2015 Top 50 List. “It’s something you continually need to keep a close eye on. It will always be a top priority for us because we’ve seen the impact it can have for our employees and our business.”

As Vice President and Chief Diversity & Inclusion officer, Radden oversees all aspects of diversity for the entire company, including enterprise strategy, employee engagment and external relationships. She is part of TIAA-CREF’s senior leadership team.

Radden has been with TIAA-CREF since 2007 as a business partner. Prior to her current role, she served as Vice President, Human Resources Business Partner for the office of the COO, overseeing talent acquisition and development, as well as diversity and inclusion.

Before joining the company, she was an Enterprise HR Leader at Charles Schwab. She served as HR Liaison and Transformation Coordinator to U.S. Trust National Bank and State Street Private Asset Management. She began her career at Milliken & Co. where she held several human resources leadership roles.

Radden earned a bachelors degree in psychology and a masters in business administration, both from Auburn University in Alabama.

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