Advisory Board Member Emeritus
Mr. Kessler is Owner of the John W. Kessler Company and Co-Founder and Chairman of The New Albany Company.
He serves on the boards of The John Glenn College of Public Affairs, the New Albany Surgical Hospital Foundation, and The Columbus Partnership.
Mr. Kessler is past Chairman of The Ohio State University Board of Trustees; past Chairman of Ohio Public Works Commission; past Chairman of United Way of Central Ohio; past Chairman of Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce; past Chairman of Columbus Museum of Art; past Chairman of The Ohio Arts & Sports Facilities Commission and past President of the Columbus School for Girls. He also was on the Board of Directors of JPMorgan Chase & Co., The Limited, Inc., Commercial Vehicle Group, Abercrombie & Fitch, Columbus Regional Airport Authority, Cleveland Federal Reserve, and Columbus Downtown Development Corporation.