No. 15 | TIAA


  • President and CEO Roger Ferguson chairs the executive diversity council which has rotational positions for employee resource group members.
  • In 2018, TIAA Talent Acquisition launched a comprehensive program to increase internal talent mobility. This program included hiring a dedicated, full-time Internal Mobility Senior Advisor to serve as a resource to associates who desire to move within the organization.
  • TIAA’s flagship program Journey to Inclusion (JTI), was designed in 2018 to provide bias-interrupting tools aimed at changing behaviors to ultimately create a more inclusive culture.


TIAA ( is the leading provider of financial services in the academic, research, medical, cultural and government fields. TIAA has nearly $1 trillion in assets under management (as of 12/31/2018) and offers a wide range of financial solutions, including investing, banking, advice and education, and retirement services.

TIAA has worked to ensure an inclusive environment with a diverse workforce that reflects the clients we support. As we celebrated our 10th anniversary of D&I in 2018, we took the opportunity to evaluate how we could maximize the great strides we’ve made over the years – combined with the power of data and analytics, to develop a strategy that will position us to build the workforce of the future. Our newly – named Insights and Inclusion Team, or the IN Team, is poised to use the combined power of I&D and analytics to drive business and workforce innovation.



Roger Ferguson, Jr.
President & Chief Executive Officer

“At TIAA, we embrace the power of inclusion and innovation. We are driven to empower the diverse perspectives of every associate. This helps us do our best work for each and every client we proudly serve.”

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Corie Pauling
SVP, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer

“We know that business and workforce innovation are propelled by the diversity of this organization. Through cutting edge workforce analytics linked to business impact, our inclusion and diversity strategy helps us to deliver to our clients every day.”


U.S. Headquarters: New York, NY

U.S. Employees: 11,666

2018 DiversityInc Top 50 Ranking: No. 21


  • No. 6 Diverse Leadership
  • No. 11 Employee Resource Groups
  • No. 12 Executive Women
  • LGBT Employees