Deanna D. Strable

EVP & CFO at Principal

Deanna Strable is executive vice president and chief financial officer with Principal Financial Group®. Strable joined the company in 1990 as an actuarial assistant. She held various actuarial and management roles within Principal and specifically in the Principal’s insurance business from 1995 through 2016. Strable was promoted to president U.S. Insurance Solutions in 2015 and executive vice president in 2016. Strable’s current position was effective February 2017.

In addition to her role within Principal®, Strable is currently a member of the Board of Directors for Simpson College. She also serves on United Way’s USA Board of Trustees after holding various positions for the United Way of Central Iowa. Previously, Strable served as chair of the Board of Directors for LIMRA LOMA Global (LL Global, Inc).

A native of Iowa, Strable received her bachelor's degree from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. She is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.



  • EVP & CFO

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