Terrell Dillard is currently the president of Zaymat Distributors, a full-service industrial,
safety, PPE and fuel supply company, selling to a diverse mix of clients around the U.S.
From safety gear to Houston Metro Transit, erosion control and concrete restoration
products on several infrastructure projects in Ohio, to diesel fuel at Miami University and
Duke Energy properties in Alabama, Zaymat makes it happen with the motto, “What you
need. Fast.” In 2020, Zaymat was awarded the PPE contract for the State of Utah and
Maryland and voted “Ohio’s #1 Diverse Supplier” by the Ohio Minority Supplier Diversity
Council and a “Smart 50” company by Smart Business Magazine.
Prior to starting his own business, Terrell was partner/GM with Bonnie Speed Logistics,
and Cleveland’s top sales performer as an account manager with the CBS television
affiliate, WOIO. Terrell began his career at Fifth Third Bank, where he became the
bank’s youngest AVP and its first small business lender in northeast Ohio.
Terrell is a member of the Cuyahoga Community College Foundation and Team NEO
Board of Directors. He is a former trustee at Lake Erie College, The First Tee of Greater
Cleveland, The Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio, and past president of Lake County’s
mass transit authority, Laketran.
Terrell graduated from the School of Industrial & Labor Relations at Cornell University, where he was also a member of the university’s Division I basketball team for 4 years. Terrell enjoys playing golf and the drums in his spare time and lives in Solon,
Ohio with his wife Nancy.