As CEO of the Long-Term Stock Exchange (LTSE), Maliz Beams brings over 30 years of experience in finance and business leadership. With a vision to build a better world through the undeniable power of business, Maliz leads LTSE in convening innovative companies and long-term investors. She firmly believes that building a business based on higher principles pays dividends that transcend short-term gains.
Before joining LTSE, Maliz broke barriers and led Voya Financial Inc.’s Retirement Solutions business, taking the company public in the largest financial service IPO since 2008. Prior to that, she led TIAA-CREF Individual & Institutional Services’ growth and success as President and CEO. Maliz also served as Counselor of the U.S. Department of State and led many business lines to record growth during her tenure at Zurich Scudder Investments, Fleet Investment Advisors, American Express, and Citibank.
Maliz’s talents are not limited to her executive acumen in the finance industry. Her strong sense of civic duty and commitment to empowering underserved communities have landed her seats on multiple boards. She currently serves as Chair of FNZ Trust Company’s Board and is a board member of Principal Financial Group, Salesforce America’s Advisory Board, and Vestigo Ventures Advisory Board - a fintech investment fund. She is also Vice-Chair of the Beth Israel Lahey Health/Mount Auburn Hospital board, one of Harvard’s Teaching Hospitals, and is a past board member on numerous other not-for-profit boards.
Maliz earned her B.A. in English from Boston College, Special Studies in Strategic Planning from Harvard University, and M.B.A. in Finance/Marketing from Columbia University.
As a woman who has been featured six times as one of “The 10 Most Powerful Women in Finance,” Maliz is a true powerhouse, demonstrating a combination of business acumen, integrity, and outstanding leadership. With LTSE’s mission to build a better future, Maliz leads the way with steadfast commitment and expertise.