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Maribeth S. Rahe

Maribeth Rahe

President & CEO

Maribeth S. Rahe is President and Chief Executive Officer of Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Western & Southern Financial Group, based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Under Rahe’s leadership, Fort Washington is one of the largest investment advisors in Ohio.* The firm provides professional and comprehensive asset management services for institutions, corporations, insurance companies, mutual funds, foundations, associations, and high-net-worth individuals.  

Prior to joining Fort Washington, Rahe was President and a board member of the United States Trust Company of New York. Additionally, she also has served as Vice Chair of the board of The Harris Bank in Chicago and has held various positions at JPMorgan in London and New York. A native of Chicago, Rahe is a graduate of Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. She was also a Ph.D. candidate at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, and earned a Master of Business Administration in International Management with honors from Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, Arizona. In 2016, she received an Honorary Doctorate of Business Administration from Bowling Green State University and an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Mount St. Joseph University.

Rahe serves on several regional and national boards of directors, including The Greater Cincinnati Foundation; Cincinnati Arts Association, vice chair; Cintrifuse; Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc.; Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur Development Advisory Board; Xavier University Williams College of Business Board of Executive Advisors; First Financial Bancorp and First Financial Bank, N.A.; and Cincinnati Country Club. She also serves as a life trustee to Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center and New York Landmarks Conservancy.

A well-known and acknowledged expert in financial services, Rahe was featured in Vanity Fair magazine as one of “America’s Most Influential Women-200 Legends, Leaders and Trailblazers.” She has received numerous awards over her career and is frequently recognized as one of the top business leaders in Cincinnati.

*Business Courier 2019-2020 Book of Lists.