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Managing Director, Regional General Manager for the MidAtlantic Region, TIAA

​​​Craig Parkin

Craig Parkin is Managing Director, Regional General Manager for the MidAtlantic Region of TIAA’s Institutional Retirement Business. In this role, Craig’s team is responsible for all aspects of client relationships in the higher education segment with his client’s retirement assets exceeding $80B for more than 650,000 participants.


Prior to this role, Craig was the Head of Business Effectiveness for TIAA’s Retail Financial Services business, Chief Operating Officer for the Retail Products & Services unit and Head of Relationship Management for the company’s 529 college savings business. Before TIAA, he spent ten years at Bank of America, where he held a variety of leadership positions. 


He is a member of TIAA’s Charlotte Leadership Council and is executive sponsor of the Empowered (African American & Caribbean) Employee Resource Group. 


Craig holds a B.A. in economics from Colgate University and was a Hugh McColl Sr. Fellow at the McColl School of Business at Queens University, where he received his MBA and executive coaching certification and as a FINRA registered representative, he holds his Series 7 & 24 licenses. 


Craig serves on the Board of Advisors of the UNC Charlotte Belk College of Business and recently completed a six-year term on the board of directors for the Alexander Youth Network.


Craig Parkin | Speaker Presentation