Paul Blankenhagen III
Paul is a portfolio manager for Principal Global Equities. He is a portfolio manager for the firm’s international and emerging markets equity strategies. He is also active in company research, focusing on the international banking sector. Paul joined the firm in 1992 and has been a member of the international equity team since 1995. He became an international equities portfolio manager in 2000 and has managed all country ex-US mandates since 2003 and emerging markets mandates since 2014. He received an MBA from Drake University and a bachelor’s degree in finance from Iowa State University. He has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute.