SVP & CIO
Susan J. Gueli is the SVP, CIO for Nationwide Financial (NF). Ms. Gueli is responsible for leading all technological business solutions, including the development and maintenance of systems that serve NF customers, producers, and associates. In this role, she also serves on Nationwide's Chief Information Officer Council (CIOC) to partner with peers in planning and executing the enterprise IT strategy. In 2010, Ms. Gueli was named as one of the Top Ten Women in Leadership in the Insurance Industry by Insurance Networking News for her contributions to the business.
Ms. Gueli has held numerous positions since joining Nationwide in 1986. Most recently, she served as Vice President, Application Services Center and Development Competency Center, where she managed a portfolio of core applications that span the Internet, VRU, contact center, financial management, and data warehousing. As Vice President, Information Risk Management, Ms. Gueli was responsible for providing enterprise leadership and strategic planning for the development and execution of Nationwide's information security, continuity, and crisis management programs. In 2006, she was recognized for her accomplishments in and contributions to the field of information security and received the Women of Influence Award – Corporate Practioner from CSO Magazine and Alta Associates Executive Women's Forum.
Prior positions span both applications development and infrastructure delivery, including Associate Vice President, NSC Technology Solutions.
Ms. Gueli serves on the board of directors for Directions for Youth and Families.Ms. Gueli holds a B.S. in business administration, computer science from The Ohio State University, summa cum laude.