James Doherty

James Doherty, CPA, MBA

President & CEO, Farmers Mutual Fire Insurance
Company of Salem County

Mr. Doherty joined Farmers in 1992 as Controller/Assistant Treasurer, becoming Controller/Treasurer the following year, Vice President/Treasurer in 1995, and Senior Vice President/Treasurer in 2008. He assumed his current position of President & CEO in July 2014. Mr. Doherty worked in the accounting departments of Consolidated Insurance Group and Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Delaware.

Mr. Doherty received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Delaware and his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Widener University. He holds the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation and the Associate in Insurance Accounting and Finance (AIAF) designation.

Mr. Doherty is Chairman of the Audit Committee.