Jeffrey W. Zellers has served on Nationwide's board of directors since 2007. Zellers serves on the board of the Nationwide Mutual Fire Insurance Company, and he is chairman and president of K. W. Zellers & Son, Inc., a seasonal grower-packer-shipper of Arrow brand fresh salad vegetables located in Hartville, Ohio.
He is a former trustee and first vice president of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, and he previously served as treasurer as well as representing Ohio on many committees for the American Farm Bureau Federation. He serves on the Stark County YMCA Board of Trustees and is a past president of the Leafy Greens Council. Zellers also previously served on a board advisory committee for United Bank. He attends the Chapel in North Canton.
Zellers is a leading advocate for food safety, and he provided congressional testimony in support of the Food Quality Protection Act of 1996. He earned a bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics from The Ohio State University.