Barbara Papas joined TIAA in December 2013.  “TIAA is a great resource for all former TI employees.  The website is a useful reference and members can participate in various events throughout the year.”  Barbara has a BA from Johns Hopkins University and joined TI after obtaining her MBA from the University of Michigan.  Barbara worked in various roles in TI before joining the Corporate Development team in 1990.  In that role, Barbara worked on a variety of M&A transactions, including the divesture of the DRAM (memory) business, the divestiture of the Sensors and Controls business as well as the acquisition of National Semiconductor.  Barbara was Vice President of Corporate Development from 2005-2013 and is both a CPA and CMA.  Barbara retired from TI in 2013 and is currently focusing on consulting assignments as well as pursuing various personal and community interests.  Barbara lives in Addison, Texas.