News Release

Woodmen of the World Appoints Owen Director, Field Manager

September 19, 2012

Omaha, Neb. - Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Society has announced that Spencer Owen has been appointed Director, Field Manager effective October 1, 2012.

Spencer OwenPrior to this appointment, he had served as Nebraska State Manager since April 2011. Owen began his Woodmen of the World career as Field Representative in 1995 and was promoted to Area Manager in 2000. He was named Rookie Area Manager for Southwest Texas in 2000, Area Manager of the Year for Southwest Texas in 2005 and Area Manager of the Year for Texas in 2006. In 2009, Owen became Southeast Texas State Manager, and was named Rising Star State Manager for 2010.

"Spencer has been instrumental in helping Woodmen of the World achieve great success over the last few years. I am confident he will continue to play a major role in helping us achieve our strategic objectives." said Larry King, President and CEO, Woodmen of the World.

Owen is a Financial Advisor with Woodmen Financial Services, a member of the Nebraska/Iowa Fraternal Corporation, and a member of Omaha Lodge 16.

Woodmen of the World was founded in 1890 as a not-for-profit. We give back to our customers and the communities we live in. Today, Woodmen of the World offers insurance, annuities, mutual funds,* and 529 College Savings Plans.* More than 700,000 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.