Vice President, Head of Institutional Strategic Pricing
Jennifer Reilly is the Head of Strategic pricing for the Institutional Retirement business at TIAA. Jennifer set the multi-year strategy across sales, operations and pricing in accordance with multi-year financial plan and ensures execution towards that vision. She focuses on establishing clear connections between the marketplace benchmarks and internal and external dynamics to move the business to a more competitive position.
Prior to taking on her role as Head of Pricing she was the CFO (Chief Financial Officer) and strategic finance leader for two major functions at TIAA (CSG or TIAA Operations) and Plan Pricing. These two groups were strategically brought together to enable profitable client growth.
Prior to taking on her role as CFO for CSG and Plan Pricing, she served as COO for Retirement and Individual (R&I) Finance and Institutional Financial Services (IFS) Finance where she was responsible for strategy, execution, the Finance program management office and consolidated financial reporting for the IFS line of business (LoB). She focused on integration and consistency in management routines, alignment of resources with IFS LoB priorities, roadmap for technology, staff and culture development. Prior to her taking on her role as COO for R&I Finance, Jennifer was Senior Director, CFO for the Marketing department at TIAA. In this role, Jennifer had direct leadership of the function and administration of Accounting and Finance Operations for Marketing, served as a liaison between the Marketing leadership team and Finance and was a key member of the Marketing Leadership team. Prior to being promoted to CFO for Marketing in 2012, Jennifer held a number of senior finance and business management roles at TIAA.
Prior to joining TIAA in 2008, Jennifer was the Vice President of Accounting for US Land Investments, a national real estate investment firm. As the Vice President of Accounting and a key member of the Senior Leadership Team, Jennifer oversaw the complete function and administration of Accounting Operations, investor reporting and land acquisition analysis.
Before joining US Land Investments, Jennifer held a number of senior finance roles at Pulte Homes - a global real estate construction firm.
Jennifer is a dynamic finance and business executive with over 18 years of experience leading finance operations, strategy, planning and business management functions across for-profit and non-profit environments. Jennifer has a B.A. degree in Business and Accounting from Belmont Abbey College (2001). She is a North Carolina CPA (Certified Public Accountant) and a CGMA (Chartered Global Management Accountant).
Jennifer serves on the Advisory Board of Directors for CFO Publishing (2015) and serves on the Board of Directors and Development Committee for Parkinson Association of the Carolinas (2016). Jennifer also services on the Board of Directors for the First Tee of Charlotte (May 2016). Jennifer has been engaged in several external speaking assignments for the AICPA (American Institute of CPAs) and Innovation Enterprise to discuss how to lead organizational change and effectively business partner to achieve optimal results.
Jennifer is married to James Reilly and they have two daughters: Elise and Brielle. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, fitness and exercise and focusing on efforts that make a difference in the Charlotte community.