Michael Carrel

Michael Carrel

Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, Marketing & Enterprise Growth Solutions



Michael is Senior Vice President, Technology with Nationwide in Columbus, Ohio, where he serves as the Chief Technology Officer for Nationwide Financial. In this role, Michael is responsible for all technology solutions supporting our Financial Services businesses.

In his previous role as CTO for Marketing and Enterprise Growth Solutions, Michael led the enterprise technology strategy and all technology solutions for Marketing, Enterprise Customer Data, Enterprise Internet & Mobile, Pet Insurance, Emerging Partnerships, and Innovation.

Michael has been with Nationwide for 27 years serving in a variety of areas including Corporate Disaster Recovery Systems, Corporate Financial Systems, Property & Casualty Agency Solutions, Property & Casualty Claims Solutions, Office of the Enterprise CIO, Corporate Internet Solutions, Nationwide Financial Integrated Application Services, Retirement Plans, and Enterprise Applications.  

Michael holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Bowling Green State University, Summa Cum Laude, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Dayton. He also carries a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

Michael serves on the Computer Science Advisory Board of Bowling Green State University and Board Chair for the United Way of Delaware County. He is an active member in the Enterprise 50x forum for senior technology executives. Michael has also served on the advisory boards for the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation, Insured Retirement Institute, and Sungard/Relius.

Michael is an avid runner and lives in Galena, Ohio with his wife, Tiffany, and their three children, Megan, Joshua and Ethan.

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