Wes McCoy has been a resident of Olathe for 30 years. He has been married to his wife, Nancy, for 37 years. They raised two daughters and they have three grandchildren.
Wes is a firm believer in education. Their children were educated in the excellent Olathe School District.
Wes graduated from Murray State University in 1973 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in History and Political Science.
Wes founded his independent insurance agency in 1978.
Served as church Deacon, Elder, Youth Sponsor since 1983
Guatemala missions liaison since 2011
Local Civic Service:
City of Olathe Strategic Steering Planning Committee 2000-2001
City of Olathe Mahaffie Farmstead Cultural Center Planning Committee 1998-2000
City of Olathe Parks & Recreation funding task force
Established the Rotary Clubs literacy program, “Rotary Readers” with the Olathe school district in 1998
Board member on Olathe Public Library since 2000 [served as past president ’08 -’09]
Olathe Chamber of Commerce member since 1995
2010 Leadership Olathe class graduate
Olathe Rotary Past President, Rotarian of the Year
Past District Governor
Past District International Service Director
Past District Grant Chairman
Current District Secretary
International Civic Service:
Visionary for medical/dental/clean water initiative in Panama 2001-2007;
Coordinated with local non-profit organizations to build a regionally recognized medical/dental/educational center for the Mayan indigenous people in Patanatic,
Solola, Guatemala 2008-2013
“2011Guatemala Peace Ambassador”
Olathe Rotarian of the Year 1998 & 2004
Rotary Foundation Citation for Meritorious Service 2006
Rotary Foundation Distinguished Service Award 2011-2012
Rotary Foundation “Paul Harris Fellow”
“Daily Point of Light Award” by Pres. George W. Bush and Former Pres. Geo. HW. Bush
Recognized by Gov. Bill Graves
Honorary Kentucky Colonel, 1975 by KY Gov. Julian Carroll