Michael S. Spangler serves as President for Nationwide Funds, part of the diversified financial services portfolio of Nationwide Financial. He is a Senior Vice President of Nationwide Financial. Mike is responsible for the management and operations of the investment advisor, administration and shareholder servicing for Nationwide Funds investors.
With more than $56 billion in assets under management, Nationwide Funds, with a heritage dating back to 1933, focus on long-term investing through competitively priced investment solutions. In addition, Mike is President of Nationwide Investment Advisors, LLC and Nationwide Funds Distributors, LLC. He was elected to his current roles in June 2008. The Nationwide Funds has operations in Columbus, Ohio and suburban Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Mike has more than 25 years of experience in the financial services and asset management industry. Prior to joining Nationwide, he was a managing director at Morgan Stanley, heading Americas Retail and Intermediary Product Management. Before joining Morgan Stanley, he was president of Touchstone Advisors, Inc. and vice president and director of business operations at Touchstone Investments. His past experience also includes positions at Wachovia Bank, N.A. and Evergreen Investments where he was vice president and director of corporate planning and business development, respectively.
Mike was a College Scholar and earned a bachelor’s degree with honors from Elizabethtown College. He serves as a Trustee of the College and is Chair of the Board’s Investments Sub-Committee. He obtained a master’s degree in business administration from Lehigh University.