Agency Manager | Ankeny, Iowa


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Hi, I'm Eric Hanson, Agency Manager at Farm Bureau Financial Services in Iowa. Prior to Farm Bureau, I was an agent with another major life insurance company for seven years in Fort Dodge, IA. I joined Farm Bureau Financial Services as an agent in July 2000 in Fort Dodge. 

In October 2007, I became an agency manager, and relocated to my territory in northwest/western Iowa. In July 2015, I was asked to consider and have now relocated to an agency which includes Jasper, Mahaska, Marion, Polk and Poweshiek counties. We have 30 agents in these five counties.

I enjoy the coaching and mentoring that goes along with being an agency manager. I mostly enjoy encouraging and watching agents grow and develop in their careers – often beyond what they may have imagined. I also take pride in my commitment to supporting agents in joint work and in being available to them when I’m needed. 

I have been married to my wife, Jackie, for 27 years. Jackie is an RN in Orange City. We have two children: Grant who is 23 and Jade who is 20. Grant is a graduate of UNI in Cedar Falls, IA. Jade is a junior at Iowa State University in Ames, IA.

In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. I also enjoy attending sporting events and dirt track races. Service to our community, our church, and people in need have always been important to Jackie and me.

Email me to learn more about becoming an insurance agent with Farm Bureau Financial Services.