Appointments: Nationwide names next financial services chief

Staff Writer
Columbus CEO
John Carter


The insurance and financial services giant has named John Carter president and chief operating officer-elect of Nationwide's financial services business, including retirement plans, life insurance (individual, business and corporate-owned), annuities and mutual funds. Carter has been president of Nationwide's retirement plans business since 2013, and previously led sales of private-sector retirement plans, life insurance, annuities and mutual funds. 

"One of the reasons why I joined Nationwide close to 15 years ago was to help build the brand around what we do in the financial services segment," Carter says. "[Now] we are we are a significant part of the growth engine of Nationwide, and I'm very proud of that."

Following Carter's appointment, Nationwide announced Eric Stevenson will be the next leader of Nationwide’s retirement plans business, succeeding Carter. Stevenson has been senior vice president of distribution for the company's retirement plan business, which has $145 billion in assets under management for more than 2.5 million participants across public and private-sector plans. 

Eric Stevenson


Angel Mumma, chief financial officer

Mumma had previously served as the finance director for the City of Dublin since 2011.

Angel Mumma


Dann Bruno, attorney

Bruno concentrates his practice on private equity and venture capital, mergers and acquisitions and intellectual property in the Business Group.

Dann Bruno


Julie Sweet, global CEO

Sweet was previously the CEO of North America for Accenture, which has more than 900 employees in Columbus.

Julie Sweet


Thomas Eveland, director of graduate business programs

Eveland will be  responsible for ODU’s MBA program. He will also have oversight over the Healthcare Administration and Sport Management programs to ensure courses reflect current industry trends, and students are provided a high-quality education both online and on campus.

Thomas Eveland