Angie Klett is Senior Vice President of Corporate Development leading Ventures, Mergers & Acquisitions, Strategic Partnerships, and Brokerage Solutions. This set of shared Enterprise competencies focuses on investing in, buying or divesting, and partnering with outside parties to create enterprise value. The team is focused on new ways to acquire customers and partnering to share capabilities, such as data and technology. Corporate Development advances and enhances near term business outcomes while also conducting tests as building blocks into the future.
Previously, Angie served as IT CFO and Chief Procurement Officer (CPO). As CFO, she was a strategic business partner to Jim Fowler, Enterprise Chief Technology Officer, providing financial planning and reporting on the $1B+ IT budget. Since a great deal of technology spend is sourced externally from suppliers, there was a tight link to Angie’s responsibilities as CPO, where she led $4B of strategic sourcing and procurement for Nationwide.
Angie began her career as an accountant in the financial services side of Nationwide. She has spent half her career in the property and casualty business and half in various finance roles. In the property and casualty business, Angie held leadership positions across sales and service centers, marketing, and product management. She has held roles in corporate finance, as well as property and casualty finance.
Angie holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Ohio Wesleyan University, a Chartered Financial Consultant designation, and is a CPA. She currently serves on the governance committee for Berger Ohio Health and holds a seat on the finance committee of Ohio Health. Additionally, she and her husband own and operate a small farm on their 70 acres in Circleville Ohio.