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Mark Thresher

Mark Thresher

Mark Thresher is executive vice president, chief financial officer of Nationwide. In addition to finance, Mark leads Nationwide’s corporate strategy, Nationwide’s investment operations, Nationwide Realty Investments and Nationwide Ventures.

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 University.

Mark is a member of the Financial Services Roundtable, and is the chair of the Otterbein University board of trustees. He also serves on the advisory board for ODW Logistics, Inc.

In addition, he is past chair of the COSI Columbus board of trustees, 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.

About Nationwide

Nationwide, a Fortune 100 company 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 both A.M. Best and Standard & Poor's. The company provides a full range of insurance and financial services, including auto, commercial, homeowners, farm and life insurance; public and private sector retirement plans, annuities and mutual funds; banking and mortgages; pet, motorcycle and boat insurance.

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