Gale King

Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Nationwide

Gale V. King, EVP and Chief Administrative Officer, Nationwide.

For over 30 years, Gale King has been a noteworthy leader in the insurance and financial services industries. Many know her in her current role as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer who leads Human Resources, Diversity and Inclusion, Corporate Real Estate, Corporate Security and Aviation operations at Nationwide; however, Gale can also be credited with many contributions to the community and to education. 

Driven by her passion for people, she has been instrumental in strengthening Nationwide’s inclusive culture – which has earned the company numerous recognitions, including six consecutive years on the Workforce 100 list and Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list; Catalyst Award; 100 percent on Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (16 years); Black Enterprise Best Workplaces for Diversity and Working Mother’s 100 Best Companies list. 

Having a personal commitment to education, King has endowed scholarships at the University of Florida and Santa Fe Community College. King is an independent director for two Fortune 250 companies, JB Hunt and AutoZone, and also serves as a board trustee (and former chair) for the University of Florida Foundation and board trustee for the Executive Leadership Council. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Florida.