Lisa Black is senior managing director, Chief Investment Officer and Head of Global Public Markets for the TIAA-CREF organization. Ms. Black is responsible for overseeing all of the organization’s public fixed-income investment activities, including Portfolio Management, Research, Trading, Derivatives and Quantitative Portfolio Management. Previously, she served as interim Chief Investment Officer of the TIAA General Account, Head of public fixed-income portfolio management and was the Head of public-fixed income trading. Prior to that, Ms. Black has held other roles at TIAA-CREF, including portfolio manager of the short-term and intermediate-term bond funds. She joined the TIAA-CREF organization in 1987 as a corporate credit analyst where she covered paper/forest products, banks and finance companies.
Ms. Black holds an A.B. in economics from Smith College and an M.B.A. from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. She is a member of the Fixed Income Analysts Society and the CFA Institute.