On January 16, Keith Rauschenback '76 met with students and faculty as part of the Alumni Roundtable Series, during which he discussed his career and engaged in a Q&A session with the Blair community.
Since 1981, Mr. Rauschenbach has worked for TIAA, a Fortune 100 financial services firm that is the leader in serving the financial needs of people in academic, government, medical, cultural and other nonprofit fields. Through the years, his responsibilities have included management of the firm's New York regional office and Eastern Division Consulting Services. In 2003, Mr. Rauschenbach became senior vice president in charge of leading the company's relationship management and product distribution initiatives with third parties, including broker-dealers, financial advisors, consulting firms and institutional intermediaries. Since 2006, he has been responsible for affiliated business development at TIAA and, until his January 2, 2020, retirement, was the firm’s Executive Vice President, Affiliated Institutional Retirement and Retail Advisory Services for Nuveen (TIAA's asset management business).
Mr. Rauschenbach holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Westminster College, as well as the CEBS designation from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans. A fellow of the Life Management Institute, he is also a member of the International Society of Employee Benefit Specialists. Mr. Rauschenbach served as a member of the Governing Council of the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists, is a past president of the Governing Council of the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists, and is a former treasurer and president of its New York Metropolitan Chapter.
A Blair Trustee since 2008, Mr. Rauschenbach chairs the Governance Committee and serves on the Executive and Investment Committees. In addition, he served on the Alumni Board of Governors from 1993 to 2001, completing his tenure as president. In 2016, Mr. Rauschenbach was honored for his longstanding dedication to Blair Academy with the Alumnus of the Year award.