Stuart Parker is chief executive officer of USAA, one of America’s leading financial services companies. The association has served military families since 1922 and is well known for its exceptional service. It offers its more than 12 million members a range of insurance, banking, investment products as well as financial advice and planning to meet their financial needs. Headquartered in San Antonio, with offices throughout the United States and in Europe, USAA owns or manages assets totaling more than $250 billion.
Parker joined USAA in May 1998 and served as president of USAA’s Property and Casualty Insurance Group, chief financial officer and chief operating officer before becoming CEO in March 2015.
Before his civilian career, Parker served in the U.S. Air Force for nearly 10 years until 1993. Upon receiving his wings, he was selected as an instructor pilot for the T-38 Talon and became a wing flight examiner.
Parker graduated with a degree in business administration from Valdosta State University in Georgia, where he was a distinguished graduate from the Air Force ROTC program. He earned an MBA in finance from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio and the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification. Parker serves on the board of directors of FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial and industrial property insurers, and CECP, a CEO-led coalition that helps companies focus on their social strategy. He is married to Veronica, a former U.S. Air Force nurse, and they have one daughter.