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Meet the management team - The Dakotas

Meet the management team

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Daniel Frasier - Regional Managing Director

Dan joined the Dakotas organization in January of 2020. He brings more than 17 years of experience to the team. He enjoys helping financial professionals launch, operate and build their practice to be the most efficient and advanced in the financial services industry. He graduated from the University of South Dakota with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance.

Dan is an active outdoorsman who is also a freelance flyfishing author, photographer, trip host and speaker. Dan resides in Sioux Falls with his daughter, Ella.

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Ryan T. Anderson - Managing Director

Ryan joined Principal in 2023 and brought almost 20 years of experience with him. He has a passion for helping people, and is dedicated to working with our financial professionals to grow their individual practices. He is located in Principal's Sioux Falls, SD office, where he also resides with his family.

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Ellen Brill - Candidate Experience Consultant

Ellen Brill partners with the management team to provide comprehensive support to all new financial representative candidates through the onboarding and initial marketing launch processes. This includes scheduling of exams, ordering background checks, preparing contracting and registration paperwork.

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Lisa Rinehart - Regional Talent Acquisition Consultant

Lisa has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry with a career that started managing credit union relationships on the West Coast. She joined Principal® in 2008 to focus on sourcing registered financial professional and leader talent. She finds great satisfaction in this role as she lives out the company’s values and mission bringing new talent from across the country into our culture of inclusion and diversity, where both specific and holistic practices thrive.

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Meredith Sehr - New Business Consultant

Meredith is responsible for consulting and managing new business case design and submission. She partners with financial professionals and their teams, along with our corporate product partners, to ensure cases are submitted accurately so they can be processed on time and in alignment with product area processes.

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Cassidy Frederick - Site Coordinator

The site coordinator is the glue that keeps our offices running smoothly. Along with the entire staff, Cassidy is a problem solver who makes sure your accounts are set up properly and your questions answered in a timely fashion.

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