U.S. Small-Cap Select Equity

Management

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Philip Nordhus
Portfolio Manager

Philip Nordhus

Portfolio Manager

Phil is a portfolio manager for Principal Global Equities. He serves as lead portfolio manager for all actively managed U.S. small-cap and SMID-cap equity strategies. He also co-manages Global Small Cap equity strategies as well as having research responsibilities for the U.S. small-cap materials sector. Phil joined the firm in 1990 and was previously in corporate acquisitions and divestitures before moving to the equity group in 2000. He received an MBA from Drake University and a bachelor's degree in economics from Kansas State University. Phil has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute.

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Brian Pattinson
Portfolio Manager

Brian Pattinson

Portfolio Manager

Brian is a portfolio manager for Principal Global Equities. Brian leads the global small-cap team which encompasses global, international, regional and U.S. small-cap strategies. He serves as the lead portfolio manager for the firm's international portfolios while providing oversight to the U.S. small-cap team. Brian also leads the global small-cap team's research and development efforts. He joined the firm in 1994 and became a portfolio manager in 2001. Brian received an MBA and a bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Iowa. Brian has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute.