Charles Hawes, CFP®, AAMS®

Wealth Management Advisor

B.A., English, California State University at Sacramento
Employee and participant since 2000
Denver, CO
Charles joined TIAA in an entry-level position in the National Contact Center, which provides financial guidance to retirement plan participants. Encouraged by the organization to continue his education, he became a Certified Financial Planner. He eventually became a Lead Wealth Management Advisor, managing a team and mentoring other advisors.

What do you like most about working at TIAA?

I work for an organization that does the right thing for the client.  This is the ultimate reassurance in a turbulent world.

What do you most enjoy about the TIAA office in which you work?

I work in the Denver Regional Office. I love the diverse mix of culture and people in Denver, the youthful outlook, and the connection with nature and recreation we have in this city.

What does "giving back" mean to you — personally and professionally?

I help mentor others who are less fortunate than myself, and have done so over many years.  I personally believe it’s integral to my success in my career.

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