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Company Leadership

Thoughtful since 1898.

Our humble beginnings and our continuous focus on service, technology, and product innovation means that we’re well positioned to continue delivering value to our agents, employees, and members well into the future.

Board of Directors

Kerry Barnett
President & CEO, SAIF
Anthony L. Baruffi 
Vice President, Garde Capital
T. Andrew Fujimoto 
Retired Executive
Laurinda Mackenzie 
Retired Executive
Eric P. Nelson 
President & CEO, Mutual of Enumclaw
S. Mae Fujita Numata, CPA
Founder, Numata Consulting PLLC
Eileen O’Neill Odum
Retired Executive
Don E. Powell
Attorney at Law, Powell & Gunter
Jane L. Repensek 
COO/CFO, Seattle Opera
Norman J. (Norm) Smith 
Senior Fellow, M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust
David M. Waldo 
President & CEO, Field Waldo Insurance

Executive Members

Eric P. Nelson, CPCU, ARP
President & CEO
Alice Cameron, CPCU
VP, Personal Lines
Andrew Chen, CPA, MBA
CFO & VP, Financial Services
Jeff Gardner
VP, Marketing & Sales
Cori Medrano
VP, Commercial & Farm
Athan Shinas
General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Tom Taylor, CIA, MBA
Chief Risk Officer
Sandy Williams, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
VP, Administration
David Wilson, MBA
CIO & VP, Information Technology
Michele Wyatt
COO & VP, Operations


A history of thoughtful coverage.

We were founded in 1898 by a group of local farmers who wanted to look out for each other. Although we have steadily grown since then, that same spirit exists today.

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