Suku Radia is the former CEO and past president of Bankers Trust Company, Iowa’s largest independent bank. He was elected to the Nationwide Board of Directors in 2014.
Radia is currently an adjunct MBA faculty member at Iowa State University. Previously, he served as the chief financial officer of Meredith Corporation and managing partner of KPMG’s Des Moines office. He was inducted into the Iowa Business Hall of Fame in 2010 and received Iowa State University’s distinguished alumni award. The Des Moines Business Record named him a Sage Over 70 in 2021.
Radia is very active in the community and was recognized with the United Way’s Tocqueville Society award for his service in 2005. His activities have included serving as chair of the 2017 Solheim Cup, chair of MercyOne Medical Center, leadership roles (including campaign chair) of the United Way of Central Iowa, and member of the board of trustees of Drake University. He holds a bachelor of science degree and is a certified public accountant.