Lisa Gobber started her career with Nationwide in 1990 in Lincoln, Nebraska. She has extensive underwriting leader experience in regional operations, which includes serving as Associate Vice President of Underwriting and Product in Lincoln, Nebraska, Des Moines, Iowa and Gainesville, where she led SERO through continues change and coastal management activities. In December 2012, Lisa took the Vice President of Middle Market Commercial role, building out Middle Market Commercial Strategies & Capabilities for Nationwide with her team. In September 2016, she was named Vice President of Small Commercial Insurance & Premium Audit with operational oversight of 500 plus associates and almost $2 billion in Small Business insurance premium nationally. In October 2019, Lisa transitioned to lead National Sales and Distribution for Property and Casualty, including the Nationwide Sales Solutions team as well as Alternative Distribution relationships.
Lisa holds her CIC designation and is an active community member. She is an alumni of the Des Moines Business Record “Forty under 40” and has been involved with the United Way in Gainesville and Des Moines. Lisa currently serves on the Des Moines Performing Arts Board Executive Committee, as well as the Nationwide Iowa PAC Chair. Lisa received the All Women ARG 10th Anniversary Excellence in Mentoring and Professional Development Award in 2019. In 2020, All Women Associate Resource Group and volunteers her time by mentoring and supporting professional development in many ways. Lisa in married with two children and lives in West Des Moines, Iowa with her family.
Nationwide, a Fortune 100 company based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest and strongest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the U.S. and is rated A+ by both A.M. Best and Standard & Poor’s. The company provides a full range of insurance and financial services, including auto, commercial, homeowners, farm and life insurance; public and private sector retirement plans, annuities and mutual funds; banking and mortgages; excess & surplus, specialty and surety; pet, motorcycle and boat insurance. For more information, visit www.nationwide.com