Ronald L. Thompson
Chairman, TIAA Board of Trustees
Chair, Executive Committee
TIAA Trustee since 1995
Ronald L. Thompson, 62, has served as Chairman of the TIAA Board since 2008. He has been a director of Chrysler Group LLC since 2009 and Lead Director since 2011. He has also been a member of the advisory board of Plymouth Ventures Partnership II since 2010. He serves on the board of Washington University in St. Louis. He earned a B.B.A. from the University of Michigan and an M.S. and Ph.D. from Michigan State University. Dr. Thompson provides extensive business management experience, understanding of higher education and leadership skills.