J. Allen Fine founded Investors Title in 1972 and has been chairman of the board since its incorporation. Mr. Fine served as president of Investors Title Insurance Company until February 1997, when he was named chief executive officer. Mr. Fine is the father of James A. Fine, Jr., chief financial officer and executive vice president of the company, and W. Morris Fine, president and chief operating officer of the company. A Certified Public Accountant, Mr. Fine earned a bachelor's degree in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and began his career teaching accounting at the UNC-CH School of Business.