Lucia Riddle

Lucia Riddle is Vice President Federal Government Relations with the Principal Financial Group and has over 30 years of experience in healthcare relations and public policy. She joined Pathfinder International's board in 2011.

Ms. Riddle holds a MBA from Drake University, is a Fellow of the Life Management Institute (FLMI), and holds designations from America's Health Insurance Plans and the International Claims Association.

Ms. Riddle is a member of several insurance and financial service industry related technical and policy committees for organizations, such as America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), the American Benefits Council (ABC), the American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI), the Business Roundtable (BRT), the Financial Services Roundtable (FSR), and the Securities Industry and Financial Market Association (SIFMA). With over 35 years of experience in health care operations and public policy, she is often called upon to lecture on health care, as well as financial services and tax legislative and regulatory issues.

Ms. Riddle serves on the boards of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, Executive Leadership Council, Des Moines Art Center, African-American Experience Fund of the National Parks Service (AAEF), National Coalition and Caucus for the Black Aged, and Americans for UNFPA. She also is a member of the Capital City Chapter of The Links, Inc.; Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.; and Sigma Iota Epsilon, an honorary business fraternity.

Previously, Ms. Riddle served as a member of the Executive Committee of the PPFA Board of Directors, Chair of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, and a member of the Executive Committee and first Audit Chair of the Guttmacher Institute. In 2008, Ms. Riddle was named by Savoy Professional magazine as one of the "Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America." The prestigious list showcases leaders with exemplary accomplishments, influence in their companies and communities, and an ability to inspire others.

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