David Giertz has accumulated more than thirty years of experience in the financial services field. He has consistently leveraged processes, strategies and innovations in the building of profitable growth.
David Giertz was the President of sales and distribution for the Nationwide Financial organization and was responsible for incredibly strong operating results. He grew their profitable revenue from $11 billion to $17.8 billion and exceeded the P&L targets. He was in charge of the retirement plans for the private sector and the wholesale strategies for the company. This includes life insurance, the mutual funds that went through banks, annuities, independent brokers and dealers, specialty markets, wirehouses, regional firms, RIA’s and IMO’s.
David Giertz worked with WABC as a Certified Business Coach and his Gallup associate engagement score was world class. It increased from 4.41 up to 4.63. This is in the 87 percentile with an 83:1 engaged to the employee ratio that was disengaged. He also made strides in the coaching culture with the certification of more than 100 leaders as business coaches.
In 2004, David Giertz was the leader for the Financial Institutions Bank Channel. The channels expansion included the Wirehouse distribution channel by 2009. During this period of time the revenue saw growth from $1.58 billion to $8 billion. In 1999 he became the Regional Vice President for Nationwide. He was based out of Miami, Florida and increased the revenue for the Southeast Territory by 48 percent. This included seven states and Puerto Rico.
David Giertz was with Citigroup for ten years before he started working for Nationwide. He started his career in the position of Financial Services Advisor, advanced to the Area Director and was eventually promoted to the Executive Vice President of Sales on Bloomberg. It was in this position he consistently exceeded the corporate goals.
David Giertz has been involved with numerous community organizations and chaired several committees. He is also an industry arbitrator with FINRA at http://officialdavidgiertz.com/. He has previously been on the Board of Directors for the Broward County Girl Scouts and served the Chamber of Commerce in Fort Lauderdale. He attended the University of Miami where her earned his MBA and he received his BS from Millikin University.