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WCF Board of Directors

WCF is owned by its policyholders and governed by a board of directors. Board members include policyholders and members of the public. Four board members must have expertise in actuarial science, accounting, investments, risk management, occupational safety, casualty insurance or law.


Dallas H. Bradford – Board Chair
Mr. Bradford is a retired CPA. He spent 33 years with Arthur Anderson as the head of the Salt Lake office tax division and a managing partner. He is on the WCF Mutual and National boards and sits on the Audit, Investment, and Compensation Committees.
Lane A. Summerhays – Vice Chair
Mr. Summerhays joined WCF Insurance in 1992 as president and CEO. He retired in 2008 and joined the board as a director in 2011. Prior to WCF, he was a senior vice president and CFO with Alta Health Strategies; a manager with Deloitte, Haskins & Sells; and an audit senior with Arthur Andersen & Co. Mr. Summerhays currently serves as the president of the Days of '47, Inc. and is a director on the boards of Med One Group and Continental Bancorporation. Mr. Summerhays holds a bachelor's and a master's degree from the University of Utah and is a certified public accountant. He is a member of the WCF Mutual and National boards and sits on the Investment, Marketing, and Compensation Committees.
Heidi E. C. Leithead
Ms. Leithead is a shareholder at Parr Brown Gee & Loveless law firm in Salt Lake City where she has worked since 1987. She focuses her practice on employment law. She sits on the WCF Mutual and National boards and is a member of the Marketing and Risk Oversight Committees.
Roger Livingston 
Mr. Livingston served as the director of the Utah Division of Risk Management from 2006 to 2009 and as a district court judge for 16 years. He is on the WCF Mutual and National boards and sits on the Marketing and Audit Committees.
Peggy Larsen
Ms. Larsen is a former senior vice president at WCF Insurance and president of the WCF Foundation. She has Certified Insurance Counselor, Associated Risk Manager, Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter designations and is a Certified Workers’ Compensation Professional. Ms. Larsen has been in the insurance industry for 45 years. She owned her own agency and worked for many larger brokerages, including Marsh, Hilb, Rogal and Hamilton, and the Lockton Companies before coming to WCF. Ms. Larsen was with WCF for the past 24 years where she oversaw advertising and marketing campaigns. She sits on the WCF National board and is on the Risk Oversight Committee.
Kent Cannon
Mr. Cannon is the president and principal of Roy & Associates and professional-in-residence of the Master of Science in Finance program at the University of Utah Eccles School of Business. He is also the former president and CEO of Beneficial Life Insurance Company. He sits on the WCF Mutual and National boards and is a member of the Audit and Investment Committees.
Dan Seitz
Mr. Seitz is a former partner with Bose, McKinney & Evans law firm. He is currently the managing principal and senior policy advisor for Bose Public Affairs Group. He has been a WCF National board member since 1989. He sits on the Audit Committee.
Randy Rigby
Mr. Rigby is the former president of the Utah Jazz and worked for the NBA franchise for three decades. During his time with the Jazz, he also served as president and COO of Larry H. Miller Sports & Entertainment and general manager of KJZZ-TV. He also served as an alternate member of the NBA Board of Governors. Mr. Rigby graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in business management. Mr. Rigby is on WCF's Mutual and National boards and sits on the Risk Oversight and Compensation Committees.
Craig Smith
Mr. Smith is the former president and COO of Moreton & Company. He is a member of the WCF National board and sits on the Investment Committee.
Ray D. Pickup
Mr. Pickup is president and CEO of WCF Insurance. He joined WCF in 1993 and became CEO in 2008. Mr. Pickup’s background is in accounting. He sits on the WCF Mutual and National boards and is a member of the Investment, Marketing, and Risk Oversight Committees.


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