Rocky Parker is Senior External Affairs Officer for Nationwide.
In this role, Parker is responsible for the company’s acquisition of talent from C-suite executives to first year interns and directing the organization’s leadership rotation programs, relocation, university relations and outplacement efforts. He is also responsible for Nationwide’s nonprofit associate groups that are designed to provide networking opportunities, discounted product offerings and milestone anniversary awards.
Parker previously served as Nationwide’s Vice President, Talent Acquisition; Vice President, Talent Management; Associate Vice President, Talent Management; and Associate Vice President/Officer of the Associate Service Center.
He is active in the industry as well as the local community and has served on numerous executive steering committees and nonprofit boards including organizations supportive of workforce, education and community issues.
Parker obtained a master’s degree in organizational management and bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Phoenix.
Rocky and his wife Lisa have 3 children, Chelsea, Chase and Chandler and live in Columbus, Ohio.