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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. As of December 31, 2015, assets under management totaled $4.65 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.

Greg Savage, CFA

Managing Director, Head of iShares Equity 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. Savage is responsible for overseeing the management of the Americas listed iShares equity funds. Mr. Savage's service with the firm dates back to 1999, including his years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. At BGI he was a senior portfolio manager and team leader in the iShares Index Equity Portfolio Management Group and was previously a transition manager in the Transition Management Group. Prior to BGI, Mr. Savage worked at Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO) from 1997 to 1999 in various roles. Mr. Savage earned a Bachelor's degree in Accounting from the University of Colorado at Boulder in1994.

Creighton Jue, CFA

Managing Director and Head of BlackRock’s Alternative Beta Strategies team

Nationwide International Index Fund, Nationwide Mid Cap Market Index Fund, Nationwide S&P 500 Index Fund and Nationwide Small Cap Index Fund Mr. Jue, CFA, is responsible for managing BlackRock’s Index Plus strategies, currency hedge products and derivative overlay mandates. Mr. Jue's service with the firm dates back to 2000, including his years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. At BGI, he was responsible for BGI's institutional developed international market index funds. Prior to joining BGI, he was a senior portfolio manager at Mellon Capital Management where he managed index and enhanced index portfolios in the domestic and international markets. Mr. Jue earned a B.A. degree in Economics from University of California, Irvine in 1992.

Rachel Aguirre

Director, Senior Portfolio Manager and Head of the Developed Markets Institutional Index Equity team

Nationwide International Index Fund, Nationwide Mid Cap Market Index Fund, Nationwide S&P 500 Index Fund and Nationwide Small Cap Index Fund Ms. Aguirre is responsible for overseeing the management of developed market index equity portfolios for institutional clients within Beta Strategies. Ms. Aguirre's service with the firm dates back to 2005, including her years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. At BGI, she was a Portfolio Manager in the Index Equity Group, where she managed index and enhanced index portfolios for institutional clients. Prior to this, she was a Portfolio Manager and Strategist in BGI's Fixed Income Group, focusing on Liability Driven Investing (LDI). Ms. Aguirre earned a B.S. degree in Mathematics from the College of Creative Studies at University of California, Santa Barbara in 2003. She earned an M.S. in Financial Mathematics from Stanford University in 2004.

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.

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