Bob Maher has served WoodmenLife as Chief Financial Officer since July 2013. A native of Omaha, NE, Maher started his career with WoodmenLife in 1981 in the Systems and Planning Department. In 1986, he moved to the Investment Division, where he worked as a Mortgage Loan and Real Estate Analyst and later, Portfolio Manager. In 1997, he began working in the Securities Department, and in 1999 he was appointed an Assistant Vice President. In 2001, Maher was named Investment Division Manager. In 2002, he was appointed Vice President, Investment. In addition, Maher is Chairman of the Board of WFS Holdings, Inc. and Woodmen Financial Services, Inc.
Maher became a WoodmenLife member in 1981 and joined Chapter 16 in Omaha, NE. He has held most chapter offices, including President. He is a past President of the Nebraska Jurisdiction and also a past President of the American Fraternal Alliance (AFA) Investment Section. Maher received a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1981 and added a second degree in Real Estate in 1989. He also holds the following professional designations: Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Certified Mortgage Banker (CMB), and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). He is also a licensed Real Estate Broker and holds Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Series 7, 24 and 63 licenses.
Maher is a past Board Chairman of Junior Achievement, and is a member of the Great Plains Board of Realtors. He holds membership in the CFA Institute, the Mortgage Bankers Association of America and St. Vincent de Paul.
In his free time, Maher enjoys golf and hockey. He and his wife, Christina, have two children, Luke and Madison.
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