West Des Moines-based FBL Financial Group Inc. announced that Kelli Eddy will join the company as chief operating officer - Life Companies in mid-August. She will succeed Ray Wasilewski, who plans to retire at the end of the year. Eddy will have overall responsibility for the operations of Farm Bureau Life Insurance Co., FBL’s primary operating subsidiary. She was most recently senior vice president of life operations at Voya Financial. Before that, she was senior vice president and chief life underwriter with ING, and held underwriting positions with Security Life of Denver and Guardian Life Insurance. Eddy “has extensive operational and leadership experience and a demonstrated record of driving operational success and business performance,” said James Brannen, CEO of FBL Financial Group.