Kourtney Gibson

Chief Institutional Client Officer

MBA, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
B.B.A., University of Miami

Kourtney Gibson is a Senior Executive Vice President at TIAA, accountable for leading the core retirement business, overseeing the development and distribution of strategies and services for institutional clients and consultants and in-plan participants reaching over 15,000 plan sponsors and millions of their employees in the academic, research, medical, government and cultural fields. She leads the business segment that accounts for $740 billion of the firm’s $1.2 trillion in assets under management.

Prior to joining TIAA, Kourtney was most recently President and ultimately Executive Vice Chairman of Loop Capital, a 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. During more than 20 years at Loop Capital, she oversaw various corporate, governmental, institutional and consultant client relations and led multiple functions, including firmwide operations, 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 board of trustees at Viterbo University and on the board of MarketAxess Holdings. Additionally, she is a member of the LIMRA Retirement Plan Advisory Board and The Economic Club of Chicago.

She previously served on the boards of lululemon and the University of Miami, and is a past member of the Treasury Market Practices Group sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. She holds Series 7, 57, 24 and 63 FINRA registrations.

Her commitment to giving back to the community includes her role as a founding 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.