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Gary Douglas

Gary Douglas

Gary A. Douglas serves as President of Nationwide National Partners (NNP), an organization designed to create and strengthen partnerships with national firms and develop enterprise solutions that align with their strategies and values. He was elected to this position in February 2013. 

In this capacity, he leads the organization’s operations to drive profitable growth by delivering collaborative solutions, business development and insurance program business expertise.

Douglas' career at Nationwide began in 1997 as a sales manager in Akron, Ohio. During his time with Nationwide, he has held various senior leadership positions, including President and COO of Nationwide Agribusiness; Regional Vice President for Allied Insurance's Central States region; Regional Vice President for Nationwide Insurance in New York; Sales Officer for Texas; Administrative Officer for state operations; and Associate Vice President for Affinity operations.

 Douglas currently serves on the board of The Andersons, Inc., the National Urban League, the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies and the African American Leadership Institute. He was named to Black Enterprise magazine's 2012 "100 Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America." He’s also the past chair of Nationwide's annual United Way campaign and a previous board member of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Iowa.

 Douglas received his undergraduate degree from St. Cloud State University and his MBA from Eastern Michigan University.