Lisa E. Gobber
Senior Vice President – PL Sales & Distribution
Lisa Gobber started her career with Nationwide in 1990 in Lincoln, Nebraska. She has extensive underwriting leadership experience in regional operations, which includes serving as Associate Vice President of Underwriting and Product in Lincoln, Nebraska, Des Moines, Iowa, and Gainesville, Florida. In January 2010, Lisa was named the Regional Vice President in Gainesville, where she led SERO through continued change and coastal management activities. Lisa led both Middle Market Underwriting and Small Commercial Underwriting & Premium Audit operations between 2013 and 2019. In October 2019, Lisa transitioned to lead PL National Sales and Distribution for Property and Casualty, including the Nationwide Sales Solutions Direct Agency and Nationwide’s Alternative Distribution organization. Today, she serves as Senior Vice President for Personal Lines Sales and Distribution activities countrywide.
Lisa is an active community member. She is an alum of the Des Moines Business Record "Forty Under 40" and has been involved with United Way in Gainesville and Des Moines. Lisa currently serves on the Des Moines Performing Arts Board and chairs the Assets Committee. Lisa received the All Women ARG 10th Anniversary Excellence in Mentoring and Professional Development Award in 2019. In 2020, she transitioned into the Executive Sponsor in Des Moines for the Women Empowered Associate Resource Group as well as the Midwest & Iowa Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Business Unit Council. Lisa also serves as the Property & Casualty Executive Sponsor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Lisa dedicates and volunteers her time to mentoring and supporting professional growth in various capacities.