John J. Bishop

Member, Board of Directors

John J. Bishop is a member of the boards of directors for both Motorists Mutual and BrickStreet Mutual. He also serves as chairman of the Board Executive Committee for the group. John joined Motorists Mutual in 1972 as a management trainee and then progressed through a series of field operations and home office management positions. John served as the group’s chair, president and CEO from 2000 through 2013.

During his career, John was actively involved in the leadership of many local and national civic and industry organizations. He has served as chair of the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC), the Griffith Insurance Education Foundation and served on the Executive Committee of Insurance Information Institute.

He served as a board member of the Exeter Trust Company and CyberScout, and in 2014, Ohio Gov. John Kasich appointed John to the Jobs Ohio Board.

John is a graduate of Ohio Northern University, where he is chairman emeritus of the University’s board of trustees. He holds both the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) professional insurance designations. John and his wife Shirley, who were high school sweethearts, are primary residents of Marco Island, Florida.