Ron Ransom is VP, Mutual Fund Distribution & Professional Buyer of Nationwide Financial Strategic Partnerships. A team of professionals who take on the task of developing and nurturing external relationships with many of the world’s largest financial institutions as well as driving internal performance throughout Nationwide Financial by leveraging their best-in-class thought leadership, strong sales process, and culture of coaching.
Ron has more than two decades of experience in the financial services industry, with expertise in leading teams and relationship management. Before joining Nationwide in 2014, he held executive leadership positions with Prudential, Merrill Lynch and UBS Financial.
Ron earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Colgate University and a master of science in management from The American College. He holds the following: Series 7, 9, 10, 63, and 65 and is also Insurance Licensed, a Six Sigma Green Belt, and a “Leadership Through People Skills” trained facilitator.
Ron has a passion for mentoring future organizational leaders and is an active member of the Colgate Maroon Council and Handshake America. Sharing Nationwide’s values of giving back, Ron serves on the Boards of The American College, The Ohio State University Early Head Start Program and the King Arts Complex.
In his free time, Ron enjoys spending quality time with his wife, Robyn, and two beautiful children, Ryann and Trey.