Distinguished Speaker to Visit Cedarville

Distinguished Speaker to Visit Cedarville

Douglas C. Robinette, senior vice president of Enterprise customer experience at Nationwide, is the first speaker for 2009 Cedarville University Distinguished Speaker Series.

by Public Relations Office—Cedarville, Ohio

January 19, 2009

Cedarville, Ohio—Develop your career and spot new trends at work by attending the Cedarville University Distinguished Speaker Series. The series brings prominent senior executives to campus to equip you, and Cedarville business students, to serve as successful professionals in the 21st-century marketplace.

Through guest lectures and discussion, attendees gain valuable perspectives, identify new trends and consider the latest ideas shaping domestic and international business. Interaction with executives who face these issues enriches the educational experience.

“This is an important learning tool for anyone in the business world,” says Mr. John LeBlanc, acting chair of the department of business administration. “It’s an opportunity for everyone who attends to interact with successful businesspeople. ”

Douglas C. Robinette, senior vice president of Enterprise customer experience at Nationwide, is the first speaker for 2009. Robinette has served in numerous executive roles throughout the company. He received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from The Ohio State University. Nationwide, a Fortune 500 company, is one of the largest diversified insurance and financial services firms in the world.

Robinette has also served as president of Nationwide’s exclusive agency operations, executive vice president for Nationwide's corporate strategy and president of Nationwide Strategic Investments. In addition he served as senior vice president of claims for Nationwide Insurance, senior vice president of finance for Nationwide Insurance, senior vice president of marketing and product management for Nationwide Financial, executive vice president of customer services of Employers Insurance for Wausau and executive vice president of finance and insurance services for Wausau. He joined Nationwide in 1986 after a nine-year career with KPMG Peat Marwick.

More Information

Time: 3 p.m.
Date: Feb. 16, 2009
Location: The Center for Biblical and Theological Studies, Room 104
Address: Cedarville University, 251 N. Main St., Cedarville, Ohio
Cost: Free and open to the public
Learn More: 1-800-CEDARVILLE or www.cedarville.edu/events