Jessica Dowdy | Panelist

Vice President of Nationwide Business Solutions Group


Jessica Dowdy is the Vice President of Nationwide Business Solutions Group, which offers a unique and broad range of financial products and solutions. These products help businesses – small and large – meet important business continuation needs and help informally fund employee benefit liabilities.

Jessica joined Nationwide 23 years ago, originally in the Annuity area. At Nationwide, she has experience in Individual Life, Retirement Plans, Finance and currently serves as a leader in Nationwide’s Corporate Solutions group overseeing Sales, Underwriting, Product & Business Development, Retention and Operations for the Company Owned/Bank Owned Life Insurance business.

Jessica is a proud graduate of The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. She also has committed her learning to this industry by obtaining her Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI), Fellow, Financial Services Institute (FFSI), Associate, Insurance Regulatory Compliance (AIRC), Associate Customer Service (ACS) and Registered Corporate Coach (RCC) as well as her series 6 & 26 licenses.

Outside of work, Jessica is an active community member and she is passionate about the development of children through education and mentoring. She volunteers as a parochial teacher in her home parish as well as serving on various committees that support non-profit youth sporting organizations to make youth sports accessible to all community members. Jessica is also currently a board member for the Central Ohio chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters. She and Blair, her husband of nearly 20 years, reside in Columbus, Ohio, with their three children, Kellen, Aiden and Camden.