WOMEN CEO REPORT

- Thrivent Financial for Lutherans

Teresa Rasmussen

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans

As CEO of Thrivent Financial, Teresa Rasmussen is dedicated to building a powerful deliverable strategy and a more holistic organization. One of the financial industries most diversified executives, she is knowledgeable in all facets of the business, from insurance to investments and banking opportunities. Teresa hopes to leave a legacy of helping current and future generations thrive and achieve financial stability. Before taking over as CEO, she was president of Thrivent’s core life, health, and annuities business after serving 10 years as senior vice president, general counsel, and secretary. In addition to her managerial commitments, she is an active member of the American Council of Life Insurers Board of Directors and serves on its Steering Committee on Consumer Issues. She is also on the board of the Walker Art Center, where she is secretary, chairs the audit committee and serves on the executive committee. She received her BS in accounting from Minnesota State University at Moorhead. After passing the CPA exam, she earned her JD from the University of North Dakota.

Year appointed: 2018