A Nationwide news release said that Hayes will lead Nationwide’s distribution teams for public sector retirement plan sales, bundled retirement plan services and managed accounts for retirement plans. Hayes will also be responsible for leading the management of key customer and business partner relationships.
According to the company, Hayes joined Nationwide in 2008 as vice president and
managing director of its bundled retirement plans business. Before that, Hayes
spent 17 years with Principal Financial Group, holding leadership positions at
the regional and national level within its retirement plans sales
Hayes earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from Drake
University in Des Moines, Iowa and a Master’s in Business Administration degree
from Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri.