Michael S. McPherson
President of the TIAA and CREF Boards of Overseers
Overseer since 2005
Michael S. McPherson, 65, has served as President of the TIAA Board of Overseers since 2010. He has been President of The Spencer Foundation since 2003. Dr. McPherson is a member of the executive planning board of Project Pericles and a trustee of the DentaQuest Foundation. He serves as a trustee of McNally Smith College. He received a B.A. in mathematics, an M.A. in economics and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago.