News Release

Woodmen of the World Appoints Graesser Director, Talent Acquisition and Development

May 2, 2012

Omaha, Neb. - Woodmen of the World/Omaha Woodmen Life Insurance Society has announced that Marsha Graesser has been named Director of Talent Acquisition and Development. 

Marsha Graesser, Director of Talent Acquisition and Development.Graesser started with Woodmen of the World in February of 2006 as a Performance Development Consultant. She was promoted to a Senior Performance Development Consultant in 2007 and Manager, Talent Management in 2009. Marsha received her Bachelor of Science from Bellevue University in 2007 and earned her Professional of Human Resources designation in 2010.

Graesser's new role includes strategically directing the recruitment process, as well as, leading training and development throughout the organization. This includes: leadership development programs, Organizational Change Management, succession planning, coaching, team building and business acumen training programs. Another component of Graesser's role includes leveraging diversity initiatives throughout the organization, promoting respect and celebrating differences.

Graesser is active in Woodmen of the World Alpha Lodge activities and serves as Secretary on St. Matthews School Board.  

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.