Portrait: Shawn Bengtson

C. Shawn Bengtson

Executive Vice President & Chief Risk Officer

Omaha, NE

Shawn Bengtson was appointed Executive Vice President & Chief Risk Officer in 2022. Bengtson became a WoodmenLife member in 2001, joining Chapter 704 in Bellevue, NE.

Bengtson began her career with WoodmenLife as Securities Analyst in 2001. She was promoted to Portfolio Manager in 2002; became Senior Portfolio Manager in 2007; Director, Portfolio Management in 2010; and Vice President, Investment in 2013.

Bengtson has served her chapter as President, Vice President and in other capacities. She currently serves as Vice President of the NE/IA Jurisdiction.

Bengtson received her Associate of Science degree from York College in 1980 and attended Abilene Christian University in 1981. She went on to earn three degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln – a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Statistics (1982), a Master of Science in Actuarial Science (1990) and a doctorate in the Interdepartmental Area of Business, with focuses in Corporate Finance, Investments and Banking (1996).

Active with the Fontenelle Forest, Bengtson served as president of the Forest’s Board of Directors in 2010 and maintains a Steward level of involvement. She also is a member of the York College Board of Trustees.

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