Nationwide Financial Services, has appointed five new wholesalers to support advisors in the life insurance, annuities and retirement plans businesses.
The newly hired members include, Doug Allen, Bob Eviston, Tim Stephens, Christine Travis and Jennifer Turkos.
Allen has been appointed as new regional vice president for the Louisiana and Mississippi territory supporting private-sector retirement plan sales.
Allen will join Nationwide from Genworth, where he worked as a regional vice president in the New Orleans area
Eviston has been appointed as new regional vice president for the New Mexico and Arizona territory supporting private-sector retirement plan sales.
For the last eight years in California, Eviston worked as a program director at Nationwide leading a team of seven licensed retirement specialists serving the State of California 457 & 401(k) deferred compensation program for Nationwide Retirement Solutions.
Stephens has named as regional sales director for the Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Kansas territory.
In this role, Stephens will work with Nationwide’s regional vice presidents to assist producers in providing bundled retirement plan services to plan sponsors.
Travis has been named as new regional life consultant. He will serve in the Eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware and Southern New Jersey territory.
Travis will join Nationwide from Smith Insurance Services in Columbus, Ohio, where she worked as an investment advisory representative.
Turkos will serve as the regional vice president for the Eastern Pennsylvania territory supporting annuity sales in the independent broker/dealer channel.
Turkos will join Nationwide from ING, where she worked as a regional vice president.