Catherine A. Zaharis

Catherine A. Zaharis

School of Management

Business Director, Finance Career Academy, and Adjunct Lecturer, MBA Program

  C450  Pomerantz Center
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1994

Academic History

  • CFA Charter, CFA Institute, 1986
  • MBA, Drake University, 1983
  • BBA in Finance, Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, 1982

Prior Positions

  • Portfolio Manager/Analyst, Principal Global Investors, 1982 - 2005

Professional Affiliations

  • Other, CFA Institute, 1983 - current
  • Other, Past President, CFA Society of Iowa, July 1991 - June 1992


  • Foundation/University Development, University of Iowa Foundation, Levitt Center

Committees and Professional Service

  • Chair, Investment Committee, U of Iowa Foundation
  • Executive Committee, U of Iowa Foundation Board
  • Krause Fund Advisory Board
  • National I Club Board
  • Presidential Committee on Athletics
  • Vice Chair, U of Iowa Medical Center Council
  • Investment Advisory Committee, 2010-current