Barbara A. Turner, CRCP, was elected president and chief operating officer by Ohio National's board of directors in November 2018. She is the 11th president and first woman to hold this position at Ohio National since its founding in 1909. Turner joined Ohio National in 1997 as vice president, ONESCO Operations. She steadily advanced becoming president and chief operating officer, ONESCO, in 1999 and president and CEO, ONESCO, in 2013. Under her leadership, ONESCO experienced record growth in profitability, recruiting and assets under management. She also was promoted to senior vice president, broker/dealer operations for Ohio National in 2006 and added chief compliance officer responsibilities in 2014. She advanced to senior vice president, Annuities Strategic Business, in January 2015, and was named executive vice president and chief administrative officer in January 2016. She was most recently promoted to vice chair and chief administrative officer in August 2018. She also held a role in the Office of the CEO and various board positions with Ohio National's affiliated companies. During the past three years, Barbara has been responsible for the oversight and management of strategic investments in Ohio National's information technology systems as well as all administration, operations, compensation, underwriting and claims.