Kara Hoogensen

SVP for Speciality Benefits at Principal Financial Group


Kara Hoogensen is SVP for Specialty Benefits at Principal Financial Group®. During her career at Principal, she has held a variety of leadership roles, including VP for Group Benefits, CEO of Principal Bank and Principal Securities, Inc., and Managing Director at Principal Funds. She holds a BA from Central College along with her Certified Investment Management Analyst® and Certified Employee Benefits Specialist designations.