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Valentina Isakina Managing Director at JobsOhio


Valentina A. Isakina is the Managing Director, Financial Services and Select HQ Operations.  In this role, she oversees the development and execution of strategies for growing these key Ohio sectors.  She is passionate about innovation, out-of-the-box thinking and making a difference.

Immediately prior to joining JobsOhio, Ms. Isakina served as Senior Advisor to the Office of Tony Blair, former British Prime Minister, working directly with heads of state and private sector leaders on a number of economic development initiatives around the world.  

Ms. Isakina spent 20 years in Financial Services, most recently as Vice President & Head of Corporate Strategy for Nationwide, a Fortune 100 company.  She honed her strategy skills by spending over a decade in global management consulting at firms that included McKinsey and Bain, focusing on financial services and private equity.  She began her Financial Services career as an actuary.

Ms. Isakina is a CFA Charterholder, has an MBA from Cornell University, and an MS and BBA from Georgia State.  Ms. Isakina is married and has three children. 

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