Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Nationwide
Mark Thresher is executive vice president, chief financial officer of
Nationwide. In addition to finance, Mark 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, Mark 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.
Mark earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Otterbein College.
Mark is a member of the Financial Services Roundtable, and of the Otterbein College Board of Trustees where he chairs the audit committee and serves on the investment and executive committees. Mark served as the 2009-2011 statewide campaign chair for the Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges, for which he currently is a board member. 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 chair of the COSI Columbus board of trustees, and was a congressional delegate for the 2006 National Summit on Retirement Savings held in Washington, D.C.
Nationwide, based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest and strongest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the U.S. and is rated A+ by A.M. Best. The company provides a full range of personalized insurance and financial services, including auto insurance, motorcycle, boat, homeowners, life insurance, farm, commercial insurance, administrative services, annuities, mortgages, mutual funds, pensions, long-term savings plans and health and productivity services.
Nationwide, the Nationwide Framemark and On Your Side are federally registered service marks of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.