Suku Radia is former chief executive officer and past president of Bankers Trust Company, the largest independent bank in Iowa. He previously served as the chief financial officer of Meredith Corporation (a NYSE company) and as managing partner of KPMG’s Des Moines, Iowa, office.
Radia was elected to the Nationwide board in 2014.
He has been very active in the community, serving in various leadership roles for United Way of Central Iowa, the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines, Drake University, Mercy Medical Center, the Des Moines Art Center, Bravo (arts and cultural alliance for Central Iowa), the Greater Des Moines Partnership and the Greater Des Moines Committee, among others.
Radia has received numerous awards, including the United Way Tocqueville Society award and the Iowa State University Distinguished Alumni award. Radia also was a finalist for the Iowa Star award. He was inducted into the Iowa Business Hall of Fame in 2010.