The Principal Financial Group® announces that Chris P. Hoffschneider has joined its Mountain Plains Business Center Lincoln office and will serve as a Financial Representative.

Hoffschneider graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan University with a degree in Business Administration and Political Science. He has more than 13 years experience in various facets of the banking industry, most recently with Union Bank and Trust, including management, lending and investments.

Hoffschneider is active in the Lincoln community as a board member of Optimist Youth Sports Complex. He is also a member of the Lincoln Optimist Club, Young Professionals Group and Christ Lutheran Church. Hoffschneider resides in Lincoln with his wife and two children.

Hoffschneider may be reached at 402.434.5920 or and is located at 770 N Cotner Blvd, Suite 100 inside the Gateway Executive Building.

The Principal Financial Group® (The Principal ®)1 is a retirement and global asset management leader. The Principal offers businesses, individuals and institutional clients a wide range of financial products and services, including retirement, investment services and insurance through its diverse family of financial services companies. A member of the FORTUNE 500®, the Principal Financial Group has $335.8 billion in assets under management 2 and serves some 16.5 million customers worldwide from offices in Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America and the United States. Principal Financial Group, Inc. is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol PFG.

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1 “The Principal Financial Group” and “The Principal” are registered service marks of Principal Financial Services, Inc., a member of the Principal Financial Group.
2 As of June 30, 2011.