Patrick L. Dees

Executive Vice President, Fraternal

Pat Dees

Pat Dees was appointed Executive Vice President, Fraternal, effective Oct. 1, 2012.

Dees began his career with Woodmen of the World as a part-time Field Representative in Angleton, TX, in August 1986. He was appointed State Manager of California North in March 1996, appointed Florida North State Manager in January 2000, and appointed Georgia South State Manager in July 2006. Dees joined the Home Office in January 2009 as the Vice President, Field. He was promoted to Senior Vice President, Field effective November 1, 2009, and to Senior Vice President, National Field Manager in November 2011.

Dees is on the Board of Directors of Woodmen Insurance Agency, Woodmen Foundation and Woodmen Financial Services. Dees has served as an elected Director of the California, Florida and Georgia FIC Chapters, has earned his FICF designation, and is a member of the General Agents and Managers Association (GAMA).

Dees' father is retired Texas Southeast State Manager William Dees.