Gil BakerGil Baker Gil Baker Regional Vice President Mutual Fund Sales, DCIO, Nationwide
Gil joined Nationwide Financial in 2015 to help position Nationwide Funds within various Institutional Consultants and Retirement Groups. In 2017, he transitioned his role within the Defined Contribution Investment Only Group where he serves as Southeast and Midwest Regional VP. In this role, Gil works closely with both Financial Advisors and Retirement Plan Professionals educating them on Nationwide’s current suite of investment products, helping them properly position these products as client solutions, and providing marketing and continuing education support. The Advisor Consultants he calls on includes wire, regional, independent and RIA’s. Prior to joining Nationwide, Gil was National Sales Manager at John Hancock. He was responsible for a number of sales divisions including Defined Contribution Investment Only, Platform Institutional Group, Separately Managed Accounts and 529 College Savings during his twenty plus years. Previous to that, Gil spent a number of years with a southeast regional Broker Dealer where he oversaw the Mutual Fund Group and spearheaded the launch of a proprietary RIA Money Management Company. Gil has been in the investment industry for just over 30 years. Gil received his BS in Business from North Carolina State University. He is a Certified Investment Management Consultant (CIMA), which is a professional designation awarded by the Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA) in conjunction with the Wharton School of Business. He has earned the Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF) professional designation, awarded by the Center for Fiduciary Studies, which is associated with the University of Pittsburg. Gil also was awarded the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC) designation by the College for Financial Planning. He also holds the Series 7, 63 and 24. Gil lives in Charlotte, NC with his wife and has three grown children.