Patrick L. Dees serves WoodmenLife as President & CEO, effective March 1, 2017. He also serves as Chairman of the National Board of Directors.
Involved in WoodmenLife chapter activities from a young age, Dees began his WoodmenLife sales career in 1988 in Angleton, TX. He was appointed a Regional Director in March 1996 and served in that role in California, Florida and Georgia.
Since joining the Home Office in 2009, Dees has held various senior management positions, most recently the Executive Vice President, Fraternal, in which he oversaw WoodmenLife's community service strategy nationwide.
Dees serves on the board of directors of Woodmen Foundation; Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce; and RedBasket.org. He is also a Trustee of the Business Ethics Alliance.
Dees and his wife, Michele, have five children and eight grandchildren.
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