Category Archives: Financial Leadership

Professional Excellence of David Giertz

June 6th, 2017 Update:
Worth a read, David Giertz’s take on what younger people can do to make sure they can retire when the time comes. You don’t want to outlive your money, and you do not want to be working into your 70s. . .unless you really love your job. David’s advice is worth perusing here:

Mr David Giertz has amassed over three decades of professional expertise in the industry of progressional finance. He is a versed leader, and his latest position has been the one of the president of the business of Nationwide Financial’s department of sales and distribution. Mr David Giertz was highly successful at his job as president, and his achievement was bringing the company from $11 billion of yearly revenue to $18 billion per year. Currently, Mr David Giertz lives with his family in Columbus, Ohio Area.

Mr David Giertz became an integral part of Nationwide Financial in June 2004 on He is an expert in the fields of distribution, retirement plans, wholesale strategies, independent brokers, regional firms, annuities, wire houses and much more. Mr David Giertz is a former student of the Millikin University from which he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and management. After he had graduated, he went on to earn his master’s degree in the same disciplines from the University of Miami – School of Business at Currently, Mr David Giertz is at the position of industry arbitrator for the company FINRA. He is a part of the Millikin university’s Board of Trustees.

In a recent interview, Mr David Giertz talked about the importance of communication between financial advisors and their clients. More specifically, he talked about the NFS Distributors’ survey from a few months ago. The findings were that financial advisors would not talk about social security with their clients as much as they are supposed to. He advised financial advisors to change that since it is extremely important for people who have or are about to retire on The survey showed that most people would try to find a different financial advisor if the topic of social security is not going to be covered by their current one.

David Giertz – Globally Acclaimed Financial Expert Speaks on the Importance of Social Security for Retirement Planning

David Giertz is regarded as one of the most experienced financial experts in the United States and is often consulted on media networks related to finance sector regarding financial market trends, investment, and all things finance. He presently serves as the President of Nationwide Financial Distributors Inc, which is the distribution wing of Nationwide Financial Services Inc.

Recently in an interview on Wall Street Journal, David Giertz highlighted the importance of retirement planning and why people should not neglect the inclusion of social security in their retirement planning. He said that as per the research was done by Nationwide Financial Retirement Institute; there are thousands and potentially millions of people in the country who do not have social security included in their retirement planning or have opted out of it unknowingly due to their financial advisors at

David Giertz mentioned that as per the research, many of the financial advisors find it difficult to convey the rules, regulations, and benefits of social security to their clients. It is for this reason; financial advisors try to avoid the complexity from their job by just not informing their customers about the social security or how important it is as a long-term wealth creation plan on In the interview, David Giertz also mentioned that most of the clients consulted during the survey confessed to being unhappy with their financial advisors and were ready to switch their financial advisors if the existing one does not help them with social security inclusion in their retirement planning.

David Giertz has been active in the financial sector for over three decades and is a graduate of Millikin University from where he completed Bachelor in Science. David Giertz did his Masters in Business Administration from the Miami University. As the President of Nationwide Financial Distributors Inc, David Giertz has helped with increase the sales turnover of the firm exponentially while also helping with enhancing brand reputation in the finance space.