Gina Graham is Vice President and Treasurer of Principal Financial Group. Graham joined Principal in October 2006 as the Chief Accounting Officer for Principal International, was named Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Principal International in 2010 and elected to her current position in February 2016. Prior to joining Principal, Gina was with Ernst & Young’s Des Moines office for over 16 years serving financial services clients, including Principal, and then spent two years as Chief Financial Officer of an independently owned company in Des Moines.
Gina graduated from Wartburg College with a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting. She is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the Iowa Society of CPAs and the National Association of Corporate Treasurers.
Throughout her career, Gina has been actively involved with many different non-profit organizations. She is currently on the Board of Directors and Finance Committee of Living History Farms Foundation, the Board of Directors and Finance Committee of Bidwell Riverside Center – Hawthorn Hill and the Finance Committee of Make-A-Wish Foundation of Iowa.
Gina and her husband, Allan, reside in Urbandale and have two adult sons. Gina and Allan expanded their love of wine into a business in 2010 and own WineStyles in Johnston.