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09/28/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/28/2021 06:40

TIAA Named a 2021 Best Company for Working Parents, Multicultural Women

Outstanding leadership, parental leave policies, advancement programs, and a diverse culture have made TIAA a Seramount employer of choice.

NEW YORK, SEPT. 28, 2021- TIAA has been recognized by Seramount, formerly Working Mother Media, as a top company for working parents and multicultural women for its continued commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive culture, providing COVID-19 benefits and accommodations, and its recruitment, retention, and advancement programs.

"TIAA continues to foster a supportive environment for working parents," said Sean Woodroffe, TIAA Chief People Officer. "It's an honor for these efforts to be recognized by Seramount and to once again be named as a top place to work for working parents and multicultural associates. Moreover, the best recognition comes from our associates, whose broad range of experiences enable us to better understand and serve the unique needs of our clients,"

The annual lists recognize employers who promote policies and programs that support working parents and multicultural associates by providing childcare, flexible working arrangements, paid parental leave for all new parents and leadership opportunities that promote women's advancement. In total, TIAA earned a spot on the following lists:

  • 2021 100 Best Companies
  • 2021 Best Companies for Dads
  • 2021 Best Companies for Multicultural Women

Working Parent Award

In addition to the company's recognition by Seramount, TIAA has announced recipients of its own Working Parents of the Year Award. These individuals embody a deep commitment to their families, work and communities. This year, three associates were recognized:

Livia Maghiar, SMD, General Counsel, Corporate and Technology Law, Chief Privacy Officer in New York, NY, has overcome adversity and uses her experiences to relate to, support, encourage and advocate for others. She demonstrates extraordinary commitment to her family, community and to TIAA, where she embodies the company's values, promotes diversity recruiting and retention, and furthers the advancement of women.

W. Kyle Gibson, Director, Continuous Improvement and Business Optimization in Fort Worth, Texas, serves as a mentor, coach and guide for those on his team. Kyle helped his own children learn at home during the pandemic, thanks to the flexibility of TIAA's work-from-home policy, allowing him the be more involved in their education. Kyle and his family also spend time volunteering with local musical organizations and programs that support military veterans.

Rosamy Figueroa, Senior Client Solutions Specialist in Dallas, Texas, doesn't let her multiple sclerosis stop her from being a difference maker in her community and in her workplace. Her positivity and courageousness have enriched those around her. Rosamy continues to be a supportive team member, leader and mother and does so with gratitude, humility, love and determination.

About TIAA

With an award-winning 1 track record for consistent investment performance, TIAA ( is the leading provider of financial services in the academic, research, medical, cultural and government fields. TIAA has $1.3 trillion in assets under management (as of 6/30/2021 2) and offers a wide range of financial solutions, including investing, banking, advice and education, and retirement services.