Your 401K and Investment Strategy
Feb 22, 2019 7:00 AM
Nora Everett, President of RIS and Chairman of PFG
Your 401K and Investment Strategy


Nora Everett,
President of Retirement Income Solutions (RIS) and Chairman of Principal Financial Group Funds 

Nora Everett is president of Retirement and Income Solutions (RIS) and chairman of Principal Funds at Principal Financial Group®. She is responsible for U.S. retirement, annuity, broker-dealer and banking businesses at Principal®.

Everett joined Principal in 1991 as an attorney and was promoted to senior vice president and deputy general counsel in 2004. She was promoted to senior vice president, Retirement and Investor Services and President of Principal Funds in 2008, and CEO of Principal Funds in 2010. Everett was promoted to her current position in 2015. Prior to joining Principal, she practiced law in Washington, D.C.

She earned her bachelor’s degree and Phi Beta Kappa honors from Iowa State University and her J.D. degree from William & Mary Law School. Everett serves on several boards, including Principal Funds, Principal International, Principal Asset Management Company (Asia) Limited in Hong Kong,Origin Asset Management, Finisterre Capital, United Way of Central Iowa, Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines and Greater Des Moines Partnership. She also serves on the Investment Company Institute’s Board of Governors.

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