J. Lynn Anderson, Board Chair

Lynn Anderson


Chair, Board of Directors, National Church Residences

Member, Board of Directors, Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati

A graduate of The Ohio State University and an Ohio Certified Public Accountant, Anderson joined the National Church Residences Board of Directors in February 2010. She was elected Board Chair in December, 2018, and will serve in that capacity for two years. In addition, Anderson also serves as Audit Committee Chair on the Board of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati and as a member of the Westerville Board of Zoning Appeals. She is a member of the National Association of Directors, Women Corporate Directors, and Women for Economic and Leadership Development.

She holds the designations of Certified Internal Auditor, Chartered Financial Consultant, Chartered Life Underwriter, Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter and Associate in Reinsurance.

Lynn Anderson retired after being the President and CEO of Nationwide Bank, a $6.5 billion in asset digital thrift institution and affiliate of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. She was responsible for establishing strategic direction, and managing operations and investment portfolios. Before being named President and CEO in November 2009, Anderson previously held the titles of Vice President of Operations Services from 2000 to 2003 and Senior Vice President of Product and Pricing from 2003 to 2009 at Nationwide Insurance.