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John Chavez to lead Nationwide Retirement Plans Institutional Relationship Management team

Nationwide Retirement Plans Distribution has announced John Chavez will lead its Institutional Relationship Management team. This a new team that will support Nationwide’s growth in the institutional market 457, 403(b) and 401(k) plans above $25 million. The Institutional Relationship Management team will develop and grow partnerships with consultants and institutional partners.

Institutional Relationship Management is an example of Nationwide’s commitment to serving and growing the defined contribution market, specifically with resources dedicated to supporting complex plan offerings in partnership with consultants and plan sponsors.

“John is uniquely equipped to lead this team based on his extensive experience both within Nationwide and across the retirement plans industry,” said Scott Ramey, Senior Vice President of Retirement Plans Distribution for Nationwide. “We’re excited to deliver this additional support to our consultant and institutional sponsors as part of this new team.”

Chavez has supported many of Nationwide’s large plan wins with consultants in the past five years and has more than 25 years of comprehensive retirement plan experience. Prior to joining Nationwide, Chavez spent four years as a retirement plan consultant with Multnomah Group, and previously served as the Director of Consultant Relations at TIAA-CREF, Vice President of Business Development at Prudential Retirement and Assistant Vice President of Client Services for Scudder Kemper Retirement Plan Services.