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Marisa Carson
Marisa Carson
Vice President, Talent Management, TIAA

Strategic human resources leader with a successful track record of designing and implementing high-impact talent management solutions

Since joining TIAA in 2013, Marisa has held several roles within the Talent Management organization. She currently serves as the Chief Talent Officer for TIAA’s Retirement and Wealth Management businesses. Prior to joining TIAA, Marisa worked as a consultant with Kenexa, an IBM Company, and with Strategic Management Decisions, a boutique human capital consulting firm. She has significant experience in the areas of performance management, talent assessment, succession planning, employee engagement, organizational design and effectiveness, and leadership development.

Marisa is a co-author of Business-Focused HR: 11 Processes to Drive Results and has published several articles on leadership and employee development. She serves as Vice Chair of the Paddington Station Preschool Board of Trustees and is actively involved with the Denver Public Schools Foundation. Marisa holds an M.S. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and a Ph.D. in Organizational Science from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.