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Cynthia (Cindy) Hoes Associate Vice President of Business and Program Strategy for the Nationwide Retirement Institute

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Cynthia (Cindy) Hoes is the Associate Vice President of Business and Program Strategy for the Nationwide Retirement Institute. Cindy leads a team dedicated to actionable and insight-driven financial and retirement planning, thought leadership, mission-driven strategic industry partnerships, and strategic planning and implementation efforts. Cindy and her team work with internal and external financial health and wellness thought leaders, advocates and experts to inform and govern her team’s strategic oversight and management of Nationwide Financial thought leadership programs.

Prior to joining Nationwide in 2015, Cindy was an Associate at Franklin Park, a boutique private equity advisory and investment management firm, where she led national institutional business development and client service efforts. Prior to Franklin Park, she held various roles at Lincoln Financial Group, spanning sales, marketing, and business development across numerous products and markets. Cindy also provided marketing and communications consulting services to small-business owners for several years. With over 17 years of experience in the financial services industry, Cindy has deep knowledge of financial wellness and retirement planning concepts and solutions.

Cindy holds a Master of Business Administration from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Howard University in Washington, D.C. She also holds Series 6 and 26 licenses.

Cindy resides in Hilliard, Ohio, with her husband, Alan, and two daughters, Skye and Kylie.

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