Derek A Leighton

FICF

Derek A Leighton

FICF

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At work

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Why I do what I do

Why I do what I do

I am so blessed to be able to make a living by helping others as well as their communities. Each day, I sit down and help people overcome financial concerns and obstacles. I also get to help my community with our fraternal programs and activities. It’s very rewarding to be able to do what I do.

I serve members in…

Michigan.

I can help you plan for life using a variety of tools, including…

life insurance, annuities, mutual funds and variable annuities.

I enjoy working with…

a variety of people. I enjoy sitting down with families and helping them with their financial planning. I also enjoy helping people get ready for retirement and working with small-business owners.

I attended…

Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo Valley Community College.

I am very proud of…

working with families and small businesses, helping them with their financial needs.

Before Modern Woodmen, I…

served in the Michigan National Guard and worked full time at a local retail store until my cousin Lee reached out to me about a career with Modern Woodmen.

I chose Modern Woodmen because…

I love giving back to my community. Being in the National Guard, serving my community had a huge impact on me, and I'm honored to do the same with Modern Woodmen.

The best part of my career is…

helping people protect their families and helping them plan for retirement.

“I am so blessed to be able to make a living by helping others as well as their communities. Each day, I sit down and help people overcome financial concerns and obstacles. I also get to help my community with our fraternal programs and activities. It’s very rewarding to be able to do what I do.”
At home

At home

At home

My life outside of work

My family includes…

my wife, Brandi, our beautiful daughter, Blair, and our pets, Opie and Dozer.

In my free time, you can find me…

spending time with my family or working around our house.

I’m passionate about…

my family. I am also an avid Michigan Football fan and love all of the Detroit teams!

My greatest blessing is…

my daughter, Blair. She has been such a blessing to Brandi and me.

Community impact

In the community

In the community

My local community impact

I have lived in my community…

my entire life!

What I like best about my community is…

how close everyone is. I love the small-town feel. No matter where you go, you always run into people you know.

My favorite volunteer activities are…

anything to help my community! I was born and raised in Lawton, so giving back to the community means so much to me.

It’s very important to me to support my community. My favorite Modern Woodmen programs are:

Matching Fund projects to raise money for those in need.

Contact

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We can help you review your needs and plan for your financial future throughout life. (Learn more about Modern Woodmen's Planning for Life system and products.) Because Modern Woodmen is a fraternal financial services organization, we can also explore the benefits of being a member.

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