Cory Hefner is a graduate of North Carolina State University with both a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Advanced Analytics. His studies in Analytics covered topics including advanced modeling, data mining techniques, data visualization, and interpretation of these methods into meaningful and impactful results. Cory has proficiency with R, Splunk, and Tableau and is Base SAS and SAS Predictive Modeler certified. Cory joined TIAA in July of 2016 as the Cyber Analytics group was being created. He is responsible for helping to identify and proactively prevent fraudulent activity. One of the most exciting parts of his job is the new challenges each and every day as threats to TIAA also become more sophisticated.