Portrait of Patrick Dees, National Director

Patrick L. Dees

National Director

Katy, TX

Patrick L. Dees of Katy, TX, was elected to the WoodmenLife National Board of Directors in 2023, with his service beginning in April 2024. Previously, he held the position of WoodmenLife Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer from 2017 to 2023. Dees has been appointed to serve on the Fraternal and Compensation Committees.

He is a member of Chapter 4450 in Angleton, TX, Chapter 4520 in Houston, TX, and Chapter 4657 in Katy, TX.

After becoming involved in WoodmenLife chapter activities from a young age, Dees began his WoodmenLife career as a Sales Representative in 1988 in Angleton, TX. He was appointed Regional Director in 1996 and joined WoodmenLife’s Home Office team in 2009. Prior to becoming the Chairman, President & CEO in 2017, Dees led the Sales, Marketing and Fraternal Divisions, where he oversaw WoodmenLife’s nationwide community service strategy.

Dees actively volunteers in his chapter communities, participating in food drives, beautification projects and fundraising for The Children’s Heart and Graeme McDaniel Foundations.

In his leisure time, Dees enjoys spending time with his family, reading, volunteering, and golfing. He and his wife, Michele, have five children and 13 grandchildren.

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