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. At TIAA, Duckett is in charge of a company with about $1.4 trillion in assets under management and offerings that include investment, banking, and retirement services. Making her the fourth Black woman in history to serve as a Fortune 500 CEO, and one of two female Black American CEOs to then lead a Fortune 500 company. As an executive of color, Duckett is invested in helping communities of color close achievement gaps in wealth creation, educational outcomes, and career success. She takes a strong interest in diversity, equity, and inclusion, including antiracism initiatives. Previously, she was CEO of Chase Auto Finance and National Retail Sales Executive for Chase Mortgage Banking. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Marketing from the University of Houston and an MBA from Baylor University.