Daniel Kelley operates a grain farm and was elected to the Nationwide board in 2006. He also serves as a director of Nationwide Bank.
Kelley is director and former vice chair of Denver-based CoBank; chairman and director of the Illinois Agricultural Leadership Foundation; and serves on the Illinois State University Foundation board. He is former director and past president of the Illinois State University Alumni Association; former director of Evergreen FS, Inc. in Bloomington, IL, serving as its president from 1985-2007; past board chairman and president of GROWMARK, Inc.; and former board member of AgriBank FCB in St. Paul, MN.
Kelley has received many accolades and awards in the agribusiness community, including Director of the Year by the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives in 2002, and induction into the Cooperative Hall of Fame in 2015.