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BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

BlackRock is a global firm that combines the benefits of worldwide reach with local service and relationships. BlackRock's assets under management exceed $5 trillion across equity, fixed-income, cash management, alternative investment, real estate and advisory strategies. BlackRock Investment Management, LLC is a subadviser of Nationwide Funds®.

Alan Mason

Managing Director, head of the Americas Beta Strategies Portfolio Management team
Nationwide International Index Fund, Nationwide Mid Cap Market Index Fund, Nationwide S&P 500 Index Fund and Nationwide Small Cap Index Fund

Mr. Mason is also a member of the Beta Strategies and U.S. Defined Contribution leadership teams as well as the firm’s Human Capital Committee. Prior to these roles, he led the Beta Strategies Global Index Asset Allocation team. Mr. Mason’s service with the firm dates back to 1991, including his years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. At BGI, Mr. Mason served as head of portfolio management and strategy for U.S. transitions, strategist for the Global Index and Markets Group, head of U.S. Asset Allocation, and most recently as head of Global Portfolio Management, Client Solutions. Mr. Mason earned a BA from Baylor University of Louisville in 1989, graduating with honors, and an MA from University of California Berkeley in 1991.

Scott Radell

Co-Portfolio Manager
Nationwide Bond Index Fund

Scott Radell joined BlackRock as a portfolio manager in December 2003. From 2004 to 2009, Radell was a senior portfolio manager employed by Barclays Global Fund Advisors and Barclays Global Investors, N.A., which was acquired by BlackRock in December 2009.

He earned a Bachelors of Arts in Economics and Decision Sciences from the University of California at San Diego in 1992.

Karen Uyehara

Co-Portfolio Manager
Nationwide Bond Index Fund

Karen Uyehara is a director of BlackRock, which she joined in 2010. She is a portfolio manager and member of BlackRock’s model-based fixed income portfolio management group. Prior to joining BlackRock, Uyehara was a portfolio manager at Western Asset Management Company.

Amy Whitelaw

Managing Director and Head of BlackRock's ETF iShares Index Equity team 
Nationwide International Index FundNationwide Mid Cap Market Index FundNationwide S&P 500 Index Fund and Nationwide Small Cap Index Fund

Amy Whitelaw is a managing director and portfolio manager of BlackRock since 1999. She is currently the head of BlackRock's ETF iShares Index Equity team. Ms. Whitelaw began her investment career in 1993 and has a BA from Dickinson College. 

Jennifer Hsui, CFA

Managing Director and Head of BlackRock's iShares Emerging Markets funds
Nationwide International Index FundNationwide Mid Cap Market Index FundNationwide S&P 500 Index Fund and Nationwide Small Cap Index Fund

Jennifer Hsui is a managing director and portfolio manager of BlackRock since 2006. She is currently the head of BlackRock's iShares Emerging Markets funds. Ms. Hsui began her investment career in 1999, and has a BS from the University of California, Berkeley. 

Suzanne Henige, CFA

Director and Senior Portfolio Manager
Nationwide International Index FundNationwide Mid Cap Market Index FundNationwide S&P 500 Index Fund and Nationwide Small Cap Index Fund

Suzanne Henige is a member of BlackRock's ETF and Index Investments (EII) Portfolio Engineering group. She currently leads the Sub-Advised PE team which is responsible for managing US and Developed markets Mutual Funds and Sub-Advised portfolios. Mrs. Henige's service with the firm dates back to 2009. Prior to her current role, she managed portfolios in the iShares Emerging Markets and US Institutional teams. Before transitioning to the portfolio management team in 2011, she was a team lead in Client Reporting. Mrs. Henige began her career as an Officer in the International Developed Fund Accounting team at State Street in 2003. Mrs. Henige earned a BS degree in managerial economics and an MBA degree from University of California, Davis in 2003 and 2012, respectively.

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