Diane Garnick was named chief income strategist at TIAA-CREF, she told Pensions & Investments.
The position is new, confirmed company spokesman Chad Peterson. Ms. Garnick is responsible for advancing, developing and modernizing TIAA's lifetime income solutions. She reports to Paul Van Heest, executive vice president of income products.
Ms. Garnick was founder and CEO of asset management firm Clear Alternatives LLC. The company has closed since she joined TIAA late last month.
TIAA has $854 billion in assets under management.