Mitch Zeller, J.D., is Director of the FDA Center for Tobacco Products (CTP). Mr. Zeller’s tobacco experience spans more than 30 years. As Director at the Center for Tobacco Products, he oversees the center’s efforts to protect Americans from tobacco-related death and disease by regulating the manufacturing, marketing and distribution of them. A large part of his work involves educating the public, especially young people, about the danger tobacco products pose to themselves and others. Mr. Zeller is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the American University Washington College of Law. He is an avid baseball fan (especially the Yankees!) and has been known to play for the CTP softball team. He also enjoys seeing shows at the theater, especially with his wife and two daughters.