Carol Deckbar

Executive Vice President, Institutional Investment and Endowment Services

B.S., cum laude, Elon University
Carol Deckbar is Executive Vice President, Institutional Investment and Endowment Services.  In this role, she leads product development, management and distribution capabilities across TIAA and CREF annuities, mutual funds and endowment management.
Before assuming this role in 2016, Ms. Deckbar was Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of TIAA Asset Management, a division of the organization's Asset Management organization where she was responsible for the strategy, planning, operations, business development and product management of public and private securities, real estate, alternatives and mutual fund products and services.
Prior to joining TIAA, Ms. Deckbar was a Senior Vice President of Consumer Banking and Investment Products for Regions Bank, and before that she served as Senior Vice President of Asset Management Product and Marketing.
Earlier in her career, Ms. Deckbar served as Senior Vice President, Managing Director, for Bank of America Capital Management. She began her Asset Management career with the Evergreen Funds where she served as Director of Marketing and Product.
Memberships are held by Ms. Deckbar at CEB Council on Financial Competition, Retirement Coalition and VIP Forum, and Investment Company Institute. She received a B.S., cum laude, from Elon University.