Kourtney Gibson is the Chief Institutional Client Officer responsible for serving more than 15,000 retirement plan sponsors in the academic, research, medical and cultural fields and their consultants. She is accountable for leading the core retirement business at TIAA, inclusive of overall strategy, sales, offer, relationship, and services management, as well as participant consulting and guidance.
Prior to joining TIAA, Kourtney was most recently Executive Vice Chairman of Loop Capital, where she served in a range of leadership roles at that global investment services firm, founded in 1997. There, she was responsible for setting long-term strategy and aligning talent and other resources to deepen client relationships and deliver a wide array of outcome-oriented solutions on behalf of institutional clients in more than 80 countries. Over more than 20 years at Loop Capital, she oversaw various corporate, governmental, institutional and consultant client relations and led multiple functions, including asset management, strategy, sales and trading.
Kourtney holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a BBA from the University of Miami. She sits on the boards of trustees at the University of Miami on the Investment Committee, and at Viterbo University on the Finance Committee. She is also a director on the boards of lululemon athletica and MarketAxess Holdings.
Her commitment to giving back to the community includes her role as a board member of the Dibia DREAM Foundation, which provides STEM education for underserved youth, and as a board member and Immediate Past Chairman of the Chicago Scholars Foundation, the largest college access and success program in Chicago.