Ava Mao is managing director responsible for public investment-grade corporate fixed income investments for the TIAA General Account. In addition, she is the portfolio manager for the TIAA Stable Value Annuity and TIAA Stable Return Annuity portfolios. Previously, Ms. Mao held various positions in research, trading and portfolio management in privates and public fixed income since joining the organization. Ms. Mao joined the TIAA-CREF organization in 1989.
Ms. Mao has 26 years of investment experience in addition to working at GE as a financial management associate.Ms. Mao holds a B.A. in economics from Cornell University, an M.B.A. in finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business, and completed the GE Financial Management Training Program in Stamford, CT.