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

T. Andrew Fujimoto, SHRM, SPBA 
Retired Executive

Kerry Barnett
President & CEO, SAIF

Anthony L. Baruffi, CFA 
Vice President, Garde Capital
Laurinda Mackenzie 
Retired Executive

Eric P. Nelson, CPCU, ARP 
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, CPA, MBA 
COO/CFO, Seattle Opera
Norman J. (Norm) Smith 
Senior Fellow, M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust

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

Michelle Pray
VP, Commercial Lines, Farm & Ranch

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, Claims


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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