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Dan DeLawder

Chairman, Executive Committee

In the banking industry since 1971


  • BS Ed., cum laude
    Ohio University, Athens
  • ABA
    Kellogg Chief Executive Officer Management Program, Northwestern University

Work Experience

  • 1998 - Chief Executive Officer for The Park National Bank and Park National Corporation
  • 2005 to present - Chairman for Park National Corporation, Director and President
  • 2014 - Chairman and Chairman of the Executive Committee for The Park National Bank and Park National Corporation.


  • The Legend Magazine Man of the Year Award, 1994
  • Fuerst Award for Outstanding Community Leader by the Hills of Ohio Chapter of the National Society of Fund Raising Executives, 1997
  • Newark High School Distinguished Service Award. 1998
  • Heath High School Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award, 1999
  • Boy Scouts of America Silver Beaver Award, 2001
  • Boy Scouts of America Distinguished Eagle Scout Award, 2003
  • Rotary Bravo Award, 2004
  • Ohio Cancer Research Association/John W. Alford Memorial Grand Illusions Honoree, 2005
  • Financial Executives International Central Ohio CEO of the Year, 2005
  • Community Hero Award by Licking County Board of Realtors, 2006
  • Licking Memorial Development Council Lifetime Achievement Award, 2009
  • Par Excellence Learning Academy Helping Hands Award, 2011
  • American Red Cross Heroes Award, 2011
  • John Alford Community Service Award (Licking County Chamber of Commerce), 2018
  • St. Paul de Vincent Society Community Service Award, 2018
  • Paddy Kutz Community Mental Health Award, Business category, 2018
  • Truck One & Affiliated Companies, Director 2000-present
  • Medical Benefits Mutual Life Insurance Company, Director 1991-present
  • American Bankers Council, member 2004-present
  • Newark Rotary Club, member 1992-present
  • Newark Campus Development Fund, Trustee 1999-present; Treasurer 2009-present
  • Salvation Army Advisory Board, member 2003-present; Finance and Nominating Committees
  • The Works Center of Science and Industry, Board of Trustees, Chairman 2001-07; Treasurer 2008-present; Finance Committee 2007-present

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