Christine Stokes is Head of Institutional and Retirement Learning and Development at Nuveen. She’s focused on leading the learning and development strategy for Nuveen’s global institutional sales organization, creating proprietary defined contribution practice management and thought leadership as well as manage strategic initiatives with Nuveen’s affiliated TIAA institutional businesses.
Christine has over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry and over a decade of experience in defined contribution across all market segments, contributing to thought leadership and industry publications while frequently speaking at industry events. Prior to joining Nuveen, Christine was the head of Multi-Asset Product at Voya Investment Management responsible for overseeing new product development, product management, product marketing and strategy across all distribution channels. In prior roles at AllianceBernstein, L.P., Christine developed and launched custom target date solutions, managed RFP teams and supported multi-asset product strategy. Christine began her career at MetLife Financial Services as a financial advisor.
Christine graduated with a B.A. from Fairfield University and holds the FINRA Series 7 registration. Christine also serves on the Defined Contribution Institutional Investment Associate Public Policy Committee, is an active board member of the NY Foundling (a 150 year old charity focusing on children in the NYC foster care and welfare system) and serves on the Board of Trustees for Mott Haven Academy Charter School.