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Craig Hawley

Head of Nationwide's Annuity Distribution, Nationwide


Craig Hawley is a seasoned executive with more than 20 years in the financial services industry. As Head of Nationwide's Annuity Distribution, Mr. Hawley has helped build the company into a recognized innovator of financial products and services for RIAs, fee-based advisers and the clients they serve. Previously, Mr. Hawley served more than a decade as General Counsel and Secretary at Jefferson National. He served as Assistant General Counsel at ARM Financial Group Inc., a publicly traded insurance holding company with over $10 billion in assets. He also served as an associate at Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs in the corporate and securities group. Mr. Hawley holds a J.D. and B.S. in Business Management from The University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky.

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