TIAA Named One of the Top-100 Companies for Working Mothers

Company lauded for the eighth year in a row by Working Mother magazine for progressive programs that help working mothers succeed

New York, September, 25, 2018 – TIAA, a leading financial services provider, announced today that it has been named one of the 100-Best Companies for working mothers by Working Mother magazine. The list recognizes employers for outstanding leadership in establishing policies, programs and a corporate culture that supports working moms, including child care, flexible work arrangements, paid parental leave and the advancement of women. This year marks the eighth consecutive recognition for TIAA and the company’s 12th time receiving the award.
“TIAA is once again honored to be recognized by Working Mother for the programs and resources we offer our employees,” said Sean Woodroffe, executive vice president and Chief Human Resources Officer at TIAA. “We’re committed to taking continued action to ensure we’re fostering a supportive workplace that meets the changing needs of our working mothers, as well as our working parents more broadly.”
In addition to the company being recognized, TIAA’s Jessica Mazza, Managing Director of Internal Audit has been chosen as our Working Mother of the Year.
“We are so proud to recognize Jessica as TIAA’s working mother of the year. With her compassionate and deliberate approach to developing talent and her strong work ethic, Jessica serves as a role model to all our employees,” said Carol Deckbar, Executive Vice President and Executive Sponsor of the Advance Employee Resource Group for Women.
“As a mother of two biological and two adopted children, I feel fortunate to work for a company that fosters an environment where working moms have the flexibility and opportunities we need to succeed,” said Mazza. “As an organization, TIAA understands the need to balance career, family and community commitments and offers me the resources to do just that. I’m proud to say my company fosters an environment where women excel.”
For more information about TIAA’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workplace, click here .

About TIAA

TIAA ( is the leading provider of financial services in the academic, research, medical, cultural and government fields. TIAA has $1 trillion in assets under management1 (as of 6/30/20182) and offers a wide range of financial solutions, including investing, banking, advice and education, and retirement services.

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1 Based on $1 trillion of assets under management across Nuveen Investments affiliates and TIAA investment management teams as of 6/30/18.