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Gary A. Douglas
President/Nationwide National Partners

Gary A. Douglas serves as President of Nationwide National Partners, an organization designed to create and strengthen national partnerships with focus firms and develops 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.

During his time with Nationwide, he has held various leadership positions including President and COO of Nationwide Agribusiness Insurance Company and Farmland Mutual Insurance Company; 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 at the Griffith Insurance Education Foundation and at the African American Leadership Institute. He was named to Black Enterprise magazine's 2012 "100 Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America" in September 2012.

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