Lee R. Patton PHIAS
Lee is an insurance benefit specialist at Associations Marketing Group, Inc., in West Des Moines, Iowa an insurance brokerage that was founded by Lee’s parents Jesse and Laura Patton in 1988. Lee joined the family brokerage fulltime in 2005 after graduating from West Des Moines Valley High School. Lee started his career in sales during high school as a Photo Technician at Walgreens. Lee says he learned valuable customer service and teamwork experience during his time at Walgreens.
After years of growing up in and around the insurance industry, Lee believes he shares the same passion his parents share for helping people with their health and financial needs. Lee says he understands that insurance is a very complex and confusing topic with the ongoing changes with legislation, new plans, evolving benefits and rising prices.
Lee has earned the following insurance designations through the America’s Health Insurance Program (AHIP): Professional, Health Insurance Advanced Studies (PHIAS)
Lee has served as the Media Relations Chair and Golf Outing Committee Chair for the Iowa Association of Health Underwriters (IAHU). He is also a member of the National Association of Health Underwrites (NAHU) and travels to the annual NAHU Capital Conference in Washington D.C. to visit with Iowa’s federal legislators on healthcare and insurance benefit related topics.
Lee has been married to Sara Patton, the Accountant at AMGI, for nine years and they have two daughters, Kaylee (age 6) who is currently serving as office mascot and visitor greeter and Lela (8 months) is serving as office baby at AMGI.
In his downtime, Lee enjoys spending time with his family and friends. Lee is an avid hockey fan and can be found at the Iowa Wild home games. Lee’s main hobby is collecting hockey memorabilia, autographs and trading cards. During the warm weather months, Lee enjoys to be outside playing street hockey, golfing or fishing.