News Release

Stolze Named Woodmen of the World Director of Community Partnerships

February 22, 2011

Director of Community Partnerships James Stolze

Omaha, Neb. – Woodmen of the World/Omaha Woodmen Life Insurance Society recently announced that James Stolze was promoted to Director of Community Partnerships.

Stolze began his career with Woodmen of the World as a Mortgage Loan & Real Estate Analyst. Since then, he has held several different roles within the Investment Division. He was appointed Assistant Vice President, Investments in 1999. As Director of Community Partnerships, Stolze is responsible for the development of partnerships between Woodmen of the World lodges and their communities, including the construction of the Woodmen Community Center in Kinston, N.C. He will also oversee the management of the facility and coordinate with community leaders in order to help Woodmen of the World achieve its objective of membership growth.

Stolze is an active member of Woodmen of the World Lodge 16 and chaired Woodmen of the World’s corporate United Way campaign for three years. Jim currently serves as President of Woodmen of the World's Nebraska Jurisdiction.

Woodmen of the World was founded in 1890 as a fraternal benefit organization. Today, Woodmen of the World offers insurance, annuities, mutual funds*, and 529 College Savings Plans*. Nearly 725,000 Woodmen of the World members across the country share a commitment to family, community and country. To learn more about Woodmen of the World, visit woodmen.org.