Jim Gadberry

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Mr. Gadberry is Vice President of Personal Lines Claims for Nationwide. He joined the NICB Board of Governors in 2020.

In his current role at Nationwide, Mr. Gadberry is responsible for the national field claims operation for Personal Lines and the Private Client claims organization. Prior, he was associate vice president (AVP) of the Nationwide Special Investigations Unit, AVP of Personal Lines Claims in the Carolinas Claims Zone, technical MD claims vendor manager, director of Nationwide’s Direct Repair Program, and AVP of MD Claims. Before joining Nationwide in 2004, he was in leadership roles at Safeco Insurance and Fireman’s Fund Insurance.

Mr. Gadberry holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Southeast Missouri State University and an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University. He has served on the board of the Red Cross, and as an executive sponsor for Navigating Success for Professionals of Color and Nationwide’s Military Associate Resource Group.