Jerry Patterson is senior vice president of retirement and income solutions with Principal Financial Group®. Jerry is a champion for retirement savings and what it takes to get individuals to reach their retirement goals. Before joining Principal®, Jerry worked for a number of financial and insurance companies in management and marketing roles. His career has come full circle from where he started as an estate planning attorney helping individuals plan for retirement. When he’s not helping individuals save, Jerry is likely working on one of his other passions: family, art, music, photography and food. The subject matter in this communication is provided with the understanding that Principal is not rendering legal, accounting or tax advice. You should consult with appropriate counsel or other advisors on all matters pertaining to legal, tax or accounting obligations and requirements.