News Release

WoodmenLife Appoints Aerni Vice President & Chief Actuary

July 1, 2017

Jon Aerni has been appointed Vice President & Chief Actuary, having previously served as Director, Financial Analysis.

With this appointment, Aerni leads WoodmenLife’s efforts to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations, optimize WoodmenLife’s risk and reward position and safeguard the equitable treatment of all members.

Aerni graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1997 with a B.S. in Business Administration and a major in Actuarial Science. Before coming to WoodmenLife, he worked as Director of Financial Planning for CIGNA Retirement and Investment Services and as Director of Planning and Analysis for Prudential Financial.

"Jon’s experience and expertise are invaluable to our leadership team," said Pat Dees, President and CEO, WoodmenLife, "His contributions are insightful and an important element of our future success."

Aerni is active in the community as a regular volunteer for ABIDE, a non-profit organization supporting Omaha’s inner city; and as a board member of Good Neighbor Ministries.

 In his free time, Aerni enjoys preparing and enjoying healthy foods and helping his wife, Jennifer homeschool their six children: Ella, Meg, Lydia, Livi, Punya, and Caleb.

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