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Rhonda Burns

Associate Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion at Nationwide

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Rhonda Giselle Burns has been with Nationwide for 17 years and currently serves the organization as the Associate Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion. In this role, Rhonda is responsible for diversity and inclusion program management, organizational capability building, learning (training), sponsorships, conference and events, talent optimization and award submissions.

Her previous experiences include roles in corporate campaign management, project management, strategic operations, direct marketing, regional operations and leader development program development. She is also a founding member of AWARE, the African-American female associate resource group here at Nationwide.

Rhonda received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Mount Vernon Nazarene University. Rhonda combines her personal and professional passion for inclusion as a driver for her work at Nationwide, but also in the community, her local church and proud godmother to three young boys, Eli, Caleb and Jonah.