W. Kenny Massey, LeClaire, Iowa, is president and CEO of Modern Woodmen of America. He serves as presiding officer of Modern Woodmen’s Board of Directors and serves on the board of directors for Modern Woodmen Bank, an FDIC-insured savings bank, 100 percent owned by Modern Woodmen of America.
Massey began his career with Modern Woodmen of America in 1982. He has served the society as a financial representative, managing partner, regional director and director of agencies before being appointed to the role as president and CEO in 2005. Massey has been a member of the Modern Woodmen of America Board of Directors since 2002.
Massey graduated in 1982 from Mississippi State University with a business degree in insurance. He has achieved numerous professional designations and achievements throughout his career including his LLIF from Babson College in Boston, Mass., and NASD Securities 6 & 26 licenses.
Massey served as a member of the International Board for LL Global, the nonprofit parent company of LIMRA and LOMA. He served as past president and board member for the Fraternal Field Managers’ Association and also served on the LIMRA Executive Development Committee. He earned the National Secretary and Strategy Certificate of Leadership Development from the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
Massey currently serves on the Regional Opportunities Committee of the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce and is President of the Quad Cities Contributor's Council. He is a member of the QC Air Service and is also active in his church.
He and his wife, Tammy, have a son, two daughters, and three grandsons.