Gene Patterson


Gene Patterson, LLIF LUTCF

Gene Patterson, LLIF LUTCF, is vice president of sales for the Western & Southern Agency Group of the Western & Southern Financial Group, where he oversees the operation of more than 94 district, branch, and detached offices throughout the United States. Gene joined the organization in 1992 as a sales representative. He was promoted to staff manager in 1994, agency manager in 1996, director of marketing and sales in 2002, divisional vice president in 2003, and vice president of sales in September 2006. He also serves on various initiatives and committees within the Western & Southern enterprise.

Gene holds the LIMRA Leadership Institute Fellow (LLIF) and the Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow (LUTCF) designations. Before joining Western & Southern, Gene served nine years in the U.S. Army, where he performed duties as a drill sergeant. He was an instructor at the Drill Sergeant Academy, teaching the Basic Non-Commissioned Officers Course and the Advanced Non-Commissioned Officers Course. He also attended Central Texas College.

Gene is an active member in the Greater Cincinnati community, where he, wife Trina, and youngest son Grant reside. He is also the proud grandfather to Alexis and Blake, born to his eldest son, Chase.