How David Giertz Came To Be A President At Nationwide Financial

David Giertz is a President at Nationwide Financial, leading their sales and distribution division. He has been very successful in this role at the company, increasing revenue to $17.8 billion from $11 billion since he took over. He oversees the strategy and distribution of the company’s financial products which includes retirement plans, annuities, specialty markets, life insurance, and mutual funds. These financial products are then sold through other businesses in the financial industry such as independent brokers and dealers, registered investment advisors, regional companies, and banks.

It was in 1999 that David Giertz first joined Nationwide, working as a Regional Vice President in Miami, Florida. His responsibility was the day-to-day operations of the Southeast Territory which includes 7 states as well as Puerto Rico. During his tenure, David increased the territories revenues by 48% which led to his promotion to President of the Financial Institutions channel in 2004.

Beyond his career at Nationwide Financial, David Giertz is involved in giving back to the community. He has served at his alma mater Millikin University as a Chair of the Board of Trustees. He also chaired the university’s Budget and Finance committee for nine years. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Broward County Girl Scouts. While he was in Florida he also served on the Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce.

In addition to graduating from Millikin University with a Bachelor of Science, David Giertz is also a graduate of the University of Miami where he earned his Executive MBA.

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