Gale V. King served as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for Nationwide, a Fortune 73 financial services company with 28,000 associates.
In this role, King was responsible for the company’s Human Resources, Corporate Real Estate, Corporate Security and Aviation functions. This includes the development of the HR strategy, talent acquisition, compensation and benefits, associate and leadership development, succession management, organizational effectiveness and diversity and inclusion. She also managed the company’s innovative workplace environment spanning more than 131 facilities and approximately 7.5MM SF. King led Nationwide’s top-ranked security operations and the Aviation department, which has been recognized nationally for its nearly 60 years of accident-free flying.
King served as a board trustee and Chair for the University of Florida Foundation.
King is a graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and a Master’s degree in Public Administration.