Nationwide Asset Management LLC (NWAM) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. NWAM primarily acts as an investment adviser for affiliated entities (nine of 10 NWAM clients) and their business needs, which may include third parties. Affiliated Nationwide portfolios include mutual funds, trusts, defined benefit plans, separate account products, a charitable foundation and a bank. NWAM is a subadviser of Nationwide Funds.
Joel S. Buck
Nationwide Bond Fund, Nationwide Government Bond Fund and Nationwide Inflation-Protected Securities Fund
Joel (Joe) joined Nationwide Mutual in 1998 as Director-Investments. He is currently a Senior Investment Professional in the Enterprise Portfolio Management group and manages or co-manages multi-asset class portfolios for Nationwide Mutual and affiliates. Joe is Co-Portfolio manager for the Nationwide Bond Fund, Nationwide Government Bond Fund and the Nationwide Inflation-Protected Securities Fund, as well as multiple portfolios within the Nationwide Variable Insurance Trust. Joe earned his bachelor’s degree in Finance from The Ohio State University and an MBA from the University of Dayton. Prior to joining Nationwide, he was Chief Investment Officer for the Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio.
Gary S. Davis, CFA
Nationwide Bond Fund
Gary joined Nationwide Mutual, the parent company of NWAM, in 1998 as a Senior Portfolio Manager and is currently a Senior Investment Professional. Gary is Co-Portfolio Manager for the Nationwide Bond Fund, the Nationwide Variable Insurance Trust (NVIT) Core Bond Fund and the NVIT Short Term Bond Fund. Additionally, he manages and co-manages other institutional fixed income accounts for Nationwide Mutual. Gary earned his bachelor’s degree in Finance from Wright State University and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Gary R. Hunt, CFA
Nationwide Government Bond Fund
Gary Hunt has managed or co-managed the Nationwide Government Bond Fund and its predecessor funds since March 1997. He also co-manages the NVIT Government Bond Fund and the Nationwide Inflation-Protected Securities Bond Fund. He joined Nationwide Insurance, an affiliate of the Adviser, in 1992 as a securities analyst. He is currently a Senior Investment Professional, member of the Enterprise Portfolio Management team, and is responsible for portfolio management of multiple Nationwide portfolios, including the general account of Nationwide Mutual and affiliates.
Gary earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration and an MBA from The Ohio State University.