WoodmenLife (newsroom.WoodmenLife.org) has appointed Jacob Day as vice president and chief investment officer. In his new role, Day leads the activities of WoodmenLife’s investment division team. He is also responsible for the management of WoodmenLife’s $10.5 billion of invested assets and is charged with managing the risk of the asset side of the balance sheet and achieving the best risk-adjusted rate of return while ensuring asset selection matches WoodmenLife’s liabilities.

Day joined WoodmenLife in 2008 as a mortgage loan and real estate analyst. In 2011, he was promoted to senior mortgage loan/real estate analyst, and later in 2011 transitioned to the role of securities analyst. He was promoted to senior securities analyst in 2012, portfolio manager in 2013, and then director, securities in 2016.

Day is a 2005 graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He earned his Series 7 and 66 securities licenses in 2006, the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) in 2012, and his Master of Science in Economics from the University of Nebraska-Omaha in May 2016. In his spare time, Day enjoys golfing, music, and spending time with his family. He and his wife, Kelly, have two children, daughter, Elliette, and son, Coen.

WoodmenLife was founded in 1890 as a not-for-profit. The organization gives back to its members across the country who join together in a shared commitment to family, community, and country. To learn more about the organization, visit newsroom.WoodmenLife.org.