In addition to serving on Nationwide's board of directors, Yvonne M. Curl serves on the board of several other Nationwide companies.
Curl is the former vice president and chief marketing officer for Avaya, Inc., located in Basking Ridge, N.J. Prior to joining Avaya in November 2000, she was employed by the Xerox Corporation. She joined Xerox in 1976 as a sales representative and progressed through management positions including vice president, field operations; executive assistant to the chairman and CEO; and corporate vice president serving as senior vice president and general manager, public sector worldwide/global solutions group.
Curl received a bachelor of business administration degree in marketing from Howard University. She was named an outstanding alumna by Howard University's School of Business. In 1991 she was elected to the YWCA’s Academy of Women Achievers. She serves on the board of Charming Shoppes, Inc., HealthSouth Corporation and Welch Allyn.