Mark Thresher is Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Nationwide. In addition to finance, Thresher leads Nationwide’s investment operations and Nationwide Realty Investments.
Previously, for five years, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Nationwide Financial. Prior to that, Thresher was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Nationwide Financial. He joined Nationwide as Vice President and Treasurer in 1996. Prior to joining Nationwide, Thresher spent 18 years with the accounting firm KPMG, LLP.
He earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Otterbein College.
Mark is the Chair of the Otterbein University Board of Trustees. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of the American College Center for Ethics in Financial Services and the Financial Services Roundtable.
In addition, he is past chair of the COSI Columbus board of trustees but remains on the Board, and he was a congressional delegate for the 2006 National Summit on Retirement Savings held in Washington, D.C. He also serves on the Federal Reserve Bank Columbus Area Business Advisory Council.