News Release

Jeff Bridges Named Woodmen of the World State Manager

August 13, 2012

State Manager Jeff BridgesOmaha, Neb. - Woodmen of the World/Omaha Woodmen Life Insurance Society has named Jeff Bridges, Nebraska/Iowa State Manager effective August 1, 2012.

Bridges began his Woodmen of the World career as a Licensing Representative with Woodmen Financial Services, Inc., in 2003, and was promoted to Internal Wholesaler later that year. In 2005, he became WFS Senior Sales Specialist, then Director of Securities Sales in 2007. He served as Regional Sales Manager from 2008 until his appointment to Area Manager in May 2009.

Bridges earned membership in the President's Cabinet in 2009 and 2011, President's Club in 2010, and SuperStar Elite status in 2012. Prior to Woodmen of the World, Bridges worked as a Customer Service Representative with Ford Motor Credit Company.

He has earned his FICF designation, as well as Series 7, 24, 63, and 65 securities licenses. Bridges is active with Lodges 1, 16 and 706 in the Omaha area, has served as an officer of Lodge 709, and is a member of National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors.

Bridges received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with a focus in Finance and Banking, from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 2002.

He is married to Sara C. Bridges. In his spare time, Bridges enjoys buying, selling and restoring cars, and he is a member of the Mustang Car Club of Omaha.

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