Doug Ewing, JD, CFP®, RICP®, started his career with Nationwide® in 2019 with more than 16 years of industry experience. Doug serves the western region for the Nationwide Retirement Institute, educating financial professionals, clients, plan sponsors and plan participants on a variety of financial planning topics. Prior to Nationwide, Doug worked in advanced consulting roles for both Transamerica and John Hancock. An accomplished public speaker with extensive main-stage, breakout and national webinar presentation experience, Doug excels at simplifying complex retirement issues, including Social Security, Medicare and retirement health care costs, tax-efficient retirement income and wealth transfer strategies, as well as elder law and estate planning. Doug was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 1990. After a 13-year legal career, he got his start in the financial industry in 2003, working as a financial professional with Legg Mason and Merrill Lynch. He has earned both the CFP® and RICP® designations and is FINRA Series 7 and 66 licensed.