Otha T. Spriggs, III

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Otha T. Spriggs, III

Mr. Spriggs is President and CEO of The Executive Leadership Council, having served in this role since 2018. He is a former member of the boards of TIAA, FSB (TIAA Direct), Savannah State University's College of Business Administration, and the Institute for Corporate Productivity. Mr. Spriggs recently served as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at TIAA from 2012 to 2018, where he led all aspects of human resources strategy and execution for the company's global workforce. He joined TIAA from Boston Scientific, where he was Chief Human Resources Officer from 2009 to 2012. Previously, Mr. Spriggs served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Chief Diversity Officer, and President of the Cigna Foundation at Cigna from 2001 to 2009. Mr. Spriggs also held executive leadership roles at The Home Depot from 1999 to 2001 and Levi Strauss & Co. from 1996 to 1998. He holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Towson University.