The simple truth is, it's all about the relationship.

Michele Hanson


Contracting Specialist


Michele joined the American Financial team in 2011. Prior to joining American Financial, Michele worked at Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America and started in Commissions, then moved to Customer Service.   


When dealing with clients, Michele’s primary focus is to find out what agents expect and making sure that everything is set up correctly and flows smoothly – with no surprises. Michele has a talent for discovering problems and matching the best fit solution, before an agent even knows there is a problem. A strong value and motivation for Michele is doing the right thing. Michele believes her greatest reward is gaining her clients’ trust. She enjoys making people happy and presenting solutions that will improve there lives.


Michele was born and raised in St. Paul, Minnesota. She has been happily married for close to 30 years and views her two greatest accomplishments as her son and daughter.