Lead Independent Director
Mr. Hilsheimer has served as a member of our board of directors since October 2020. Since May 2014, Mr. Hilsheimer has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF), an industrial manufacturing company. From April 2013 to April 2014, Mr. Hilsheimer served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG), a multinational supplier of consumer gardening products. From October 2007 to March 2013, Mr. Hilsheimer served in various executive roles with Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, beginning as EVP/CFO, then to President and Chief Operating Officer of Nationwide Direct and Customer Solutions with responsibility for its direct to consumer sales and service, Nationwide Bank and Nationwide Better Health, before taking on the role of President and Chief Operating Officer of Nationwide Retirement Plans with continuing responsibility for Nationwide Bank. Prior to Nationwide, Mr. Hilsheimer served at Deloitte from 1979 through 2007, as a partner from 1988 through 2007, including as a Vice Chairman from 2005 through 2007. Mr. Hilsheimer is a director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Installed Building Products, Inc. (NYSE: IBP), an installer of insulation products. Since 2017, Mr. Hilsheimer has served as a director of Root Insurance Company, a subsidiary of the Company, and served as Chairman of its Audit Committee until such committee was dissolved in January 2021. Mr. Hilsheimer is certified in cybersecurity oversight by the National Association of Corporate Directors. We believe Mr. Hilsheimer is qualified to serve on our board of directors due to his management experience, his experience in the insurance industry, as a chief financial officer and as an audit committee chairperson, and his existing relationship with the Company.