Stephen Hirsch is a partner in Hirsch Fruit Farm Inc., which specializes in the production of fruits and various other produce. He and his family also operate an on-farm and off-farm retail market and a cider processing facility. He was elected to the Nationwide board in 2016.

Hirsch also serves as a board member for the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture, a board member and former president of the Chillicothe Farmers Market, and a member of the board of trustees of Adena Health System. He has held a variety of local and statewide leadership roles, including serving as trustee, treasurer, vice president and president for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation from 2001-2016. He also served on the board for the Ohio Fruit Growers Society and as president and finance committee member for Bishop Flaget School Advisory Board.

Hirsch is active in the community, including his involvement with the Chillicothe-Ross Chamber of Commerce. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

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