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George Hamilton

Operations Relationship Manager & Broker at Principal Financial Group

George is originally from Oaxaca Mexico. Graduated from Santa Clara University in 1997 with a Finance Degree and International Business minor. Has over 20 years of experience in the financial services field. He has held several positions thought-out the Bay Area with firms such as Franklin Templeton, Morgan Stanley, and AssetMark. He is starting his 9th year with Principal Financial as an Operations Relationship Manager. George is a huge advocate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and currently serves as a Co-Chair of the Hispanic Latino Employee Resource Group. In addition, he is a true believer on giving back to the community and volunteer work. Recently joined the Association of Latino Professionals For America (ALPFA) and hopes to contribute to the newly created Sacramento Chapter.

On the Volunteer arena he helped Principal Financial’ s Folsom office to receive the 2020 United Way Cornerstone Award. The Cornerstone Award is given annually to an organization or company that achieves outstanding results in its United Way campaign, making volunteerism, and community engagement a part of its company culture. George was also selected amongst a group of 8 people to travel to Pune, India where he had the opportunity to make a meaningful difference working with the NGOs that Principal Financial has partnered with in supporting education, and community development. George considers this one of the most incredible experiences of his life.

“remember to always keep your mind open and use all your senses”

George enjoys traveling, meeting people, learn from different cultures, spending time with his family and playing golf. He is a huge fútbol aka soccer fan (hopes to attend his 5 World Cup in a row (7th in total) this Nov 2022, Formula 1, and passionate about the Oakland A’s and 49ers. Outside work he enjoys coaching his kids fútbol and baseball teams.

George joined Hope Cooperative’s Board of Directors in 2019 because he is passionate about helping our communities with the challenges facing homelessness, wellness, and mental health.