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Barbara Walsh

Barbie Walsh is the Institutional Executive Relationship Manager with Nationwide and focuses on large case strategic account management and working with the team on large corporate sector plans. She has had over 24 years of diverse retirement plan experience. She has served as a VP and Sr. Relationship Manager in prior roles. She has successfully cultivated key relationships with economic buyers and external consultants and advisors across the mid and large institutional market. Dedicated to partnering with clients in the defined contribution industry to design and implement successful retirement plans for their employees with a focus on plan design, fiduciary best practices, and employee engagement. Barbie received her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, from Baylor University in Waco, Texas and her Master of Science in Organizational Leadership and Management from Regis University in Denver, Colorado. She is based in Colorado Springs, Colorado where she lives with her husband Bill and sons Carter and Peyton.