Ariel Investments, LLC
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Ariel Investments, LLC

Ariel Investments, LLC (“ARIEL”) is the subadviser to the small-Cap Portion of the Nationwide Diverse Managers Fund. Ariel, which began operations in 1983, is located at 200 East Randolph Street, Suite 2900, Chicago, IL 60601. As of September 30, 2013, Ariel's firm assets totaled $7.3 billion.

David M. Maley

Lead Portfolio Manager
Nationwide Diverse Managers Fund

Mr. Maley is a Senior Vice President at Ariel and the Lead Portfolio Manager for the Small-Cap Portion. As the Lead Portfolio Manager, he makes the final investment decisions for the Small-Cap Portion. Mr. Maley joined Ariel in 2009, prior to which he served as the Portfolio Manager for the micro-cap value strategy at Maple Hill Capital Management. Mr. Maley began his career at Goldman Sachs in 1984.

Kenneth E. Kuhrt, CPA

Portfolio Manager
Nationwide Diverse Managers Fund

Mr. Kuhrt is a Senior Vice President at Ariel and the Portfolio Manager for the Small-Cap Portion. Mr. Kuhrt joined Ariel in 2004 as a Research Analyst. Prior to joining Ariel, he worked at William Blair & Company, LLC, most recently serving as a senior investment banking analyst. Mr. Kuhrt began his career at KPMG, LLP in 1997.