Nationwide’s Scott Ramey will be the new leader of retirement plans distribution, reporting to Eric Stevenson, President-Elect of Nationwide’s retirement plans business. Ramey has most recently served as the Vice President of Growth and Retention for Public Sector Distribution. In his new role, he’ll oversee retirement plans distribution for both public and private sectors.
“Throughout his career, Scott has demonstrated the ability to execute strategies and build deep relationships that open new distribution opportunities, improve retention and produce top- and bottom-line results,” Stevenson said. “Scott’s depth of leadership and business results proves his aptitude to successfully oversee our sales operation and continuous delivery of solutions that help our partners and participants grow their retirement savings and protect their financial legacies.”
Nationwide’s retirement plans business is responsible for nearly $145 billion in assets under management for more than 2.5 million participants. Nationwide is a market leader in the sale of 457 plans for public sector entities and 401(k) plans for small-to-mid-size businesses. The company also provides 403(b) plans for educators and health savings accounts as part of a comprehensive retirement planning portfolio.
Ramey has 25 years of experience in the financial services and retirement planning industries. Before joining Nationwide, he served as senior vice president of Workplace Solutions at Transamerica, offering retirement and employee benefits through an integrated digital platform. Prior to that, he led institutional sales comprised of Stable Value solutions, Transamerica Employee Benefits, Institutional Annuity and Institutional Mutual Funds. He also was executive vice president for Institutional and Retail Business Development where he drove consistent sales growth, led several marquee acquisitions and expanded relationships with many of the same firms that Nationwide partners with today.
Scott received his Bachelor of Arts from John Carroll University.