Becker will lead the company’s legal and compliance, government relations and internal audit functions. According to the announcement, Jonathan Feigelson, who was Senior Vice President and TIAA-CREF’s Acting General Counsel, has been promoted to General Counsel and will report to Becker.
Becker joins TIAA-CREF from the law firm of WilmerHale, where he was a partner in the firm’s securities department and Chair of the firm’s Broker/Dealer Compliance and Regulation Practice Group. There he specialized in a range of regulatory, financial and corporate matters on behalf of companies, banks, broker/dealers, trade associations, and other organizations.
Becker joined WilmerHale in 1996 following an 18-year career at the Securities and Exchange Commission.