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Juan José (JJ) Perez

President, Nationwide Financial Corporate Solutions

JJ Perez 2022

JJ is president of Nationwide Financial Corporate Solutions, a portfolio of businesses that offer a unique and broad range of products and services for employers, employees and consumers.



  • Nationwide Business Solutions Group (NBSG) is a nationally recognized leader in the corporate owned life insurance (COLI) industry, and a top product provider in that market with more than $30 billion in assets.
  • Nationwide Pension Risk Transfer allows plan sponsors to de-risk their pension plans by transferring liability to Nationwide.
  • Nationwide Securities-Backed Lending distributes our Smart Credit product, giving advisors’ clients ready access to capital and allowing advisors to manage both sides of their clients’ balance sheet.
  • Nationwide Pet is the first and largest provider of pet health insurance in the U.S., with plans that cover dogs, cats, birds and exotic pets for multiple medical problems and conditions relating to accidents, illnesses and injuries.
  • Nationwide Specialty Insurance delivers innovative employee benefit and accident and health solutions to businesses and their employees to help them live more secure lives.

Prior to this role, JJ was a vice president in Finance at Nationwide. JJ began his career with Nationwide after completing law school in 2009. Since joining, he has worked in General Counsel, Strategy, and Operations. In 2015, he was selected to serve as chief of staff for the president of Nationwide Financial. Prior to joining Nationwide, JJ interned at Abbott Labs for four summers, then worked at a start-up software company before attending law school.

He holds a dual bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems and Business Administration from Lee University and a Juris Doctor from Hofstra University.

He is active within the community as a co-founder and board member of The Overcomer Foundation, a former board member for Heartland High School, Mount Carmel College of Nursing, and Big Brothers Big Sisters, a founding member and former president of the Columbus Chapter of Prospanica, and an advisory board member and volunteer with the Latino and Latin American Space for Enrichment and Research (LASER) mentoring program at The Ohio State University.