FIVE-STAR CARRIER: NATIONWIDE, E&S/SPECIALTY
Headquarters: Scottsdale, Arizona
Year founded: 1982
Number of businesses: E&S/Specialty at Nationwide is composed of five business groups: E&S Brokerage, E&S Contract, Management Liability and Specialty [MLS], Nationwide Private Client and Programs
Leadership: Tom Clark, CEO
Founded in 1982 and based in Scottsdale, Arizona, E&S/ Specialty at Nationwide is a $3 billion organization that offers property, casualty, personal lines, commercial auto, management lines, programs, and specialty insurance coverages and services. As a leader in the excess & surplus and specialty lines marketplace, Nationwide is continually evolving to deliver the best combination of people, products, technology and partnerships.
The relationships E&S/Specialty builds with its distribution partners, along with its deep underwriting expertise and exceptional claim service, set the organization apart from competitors. The result is differentiated value that is greater than the sum of its parts, underpinned by the rock-solid financial foundation of a Fortune 100 company with A+ ratings from A.M. Best and Standard & Poor’s.
Nationwide associates make a difference by investing their time, money and expertise in local communities and charitable organizations. It’s one reason why Nationwide was named to Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list for the fourth consecutive year in 2018.