Susan L. Menzel
EVP, Human Resources
Sue Menzel joined CNO Financial Group in May 2005 as executive vice president, human resources. Menzel is responsible for human resources across all of CNO's businesses, including Bankers Life, Colonial Penn and Washington National.
Previously Menzel had served as senior vice president, human resources for APAC Customer Services, Inc. Before APAC, Menzel served in key human resources positions for seven years with Sears, Roebuck & Company. As vice president of human resources for the company's corporate functions, she provided strategy and HR leadership for corporate management and more than 4,000 home office employees.
Menzel served in HR positions for nine years with Montgomery Ward, Inc. As vice president, human resources during her last two years with the company, she successfully led the integration of an acquired retail chain and managed organizational changes surrounding the company's multi-brand marketing/merchandising initiative.
Menzel holds a bachelor's degree in business administration and economics from Augustana College.