Danny E. Cummins was elected to the National Board of Directors of WoodmenLife as National Secretary in 2000. He was re-elected to that position in 2001 with a change in title to Executive Vice President, Operations and Secretary. Cummins now serves as a member of the Audit and Compensation Committees. In 2008, Cummins was elected President and Chief Executive Officer of WoodmenLife. He served in that position until his retirement in 2012. He has been a WoodmenLife member for 47 years and is currently a member of Chapter 72 in Tyler, TX.
A native of Brooksville, KY, Cummins served as President, Secretary and Treasurer of Chapter 872 in Brooksville. He began his WoodmenLife career as a part-time Sales Representative in 1982. He was promoted to Recruiting Sales Manager in 1985 and to Regional Director of Texas Northeast in 1991. In 1997, he was appointed Vice President and National Sales Manager.
Cummins received a variety of honors and awards as a member of the WoodmenLife Sales Force. He was named “Man of the Year” in Kentucky East in 1983, and in 1984, he earned the National First Place Quality Production Award. He received the Outstanding Recruiting Sales Manager of the Year Award in Kentucky East in 1986, 1987 and 1990.
Cummins earned a bachelor’s degree in Education from Eastern Kentucky University and his master’s degree in Elementary Education from Morehead State University. He previously served on the Board of the American Saddlebred Museum as a National Trustee.
Cummins enjoys spending time with his family. He and his wife, Kathy, live in Troup, TX. They have two children and four grandchildren.
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