Cheryl R. Holland Named To 2007-08 TIAA-CREF Advisory Board Of Financial Advisors

August 4, 2007

Columbia, SC – August 2, 2007 – Cheryl R. Holland has been selected to serve on the TIAA-CREF Advisory Board of Financial Advisors.  TIAA_CREF created the Board to provide crucial guidance and feedback on initiatives undertaken by the company to mutually benefit financial advisors and TIAA-CREF.

The Board serves as a forum for the financial advisor community and TIAA-CREF’s senior leadership to meet and discuss product and service solutions for advisors, the TIAA-CREF investment philosophy, the positioning of TIAA-CREF in the advisor marketplace and other initiatives of relevance to advisors.

Ms. Holland is President of Abacus Planning Group, a fee-only financial planning and investment counsel firm managing over $500,000,000.  Abacus provides advice primarily to physicians, widows, and closely held business owners focusing on the creation and preservation of wealth. Working with Abacus involves a series of sessions with various professionals on the Abacus team which generate thoughtful discussions and creative problem solving for a full spectrum of financial topics and personal goals. The insight gained from this process forms the basis of a customized financial and investment plan.  Abacus is located at 3200 Devine Street, Suite 101 in Columbia, South Carolina and can be reached by phone at (803) 933- 0054 or via the website