News Release

Dees Appointed Senior Vice President, National Field Manager

November 18, 2011

Pat Dees

(OMAHA, NE) – Woodmen of the World/Omaha Woodmen Life Insurance Society recently announced that Pat Dees has been appointed Senior Vice President, National Field Manager.

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 Nov. 1, 2009.

Dees is on the Board of Directors of Woodmen Insurance Agency, and the Fraternal Field Managers Association (FFMA). 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).

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