Ansay & Associates, a leading regional insurance and benefits solutions agency, has hired Dan Hanes as its Executive Vice President in its Madison office, effective immediately. The current Executive Vice President, Tim Draxler, will be staying on-board during the transition until his retirement. Tim Draxler has been a leader and asset to Ansay & Associates in the Madison Market and will help Hanes continue that success. Hanes has extensive experience in the insurance industry, which has included stops at MassMutual Wisconsin, American National Insurance Company and Farmers Insurance Group.
“Dan not only has experience, he has the right kind of experience we desire at Ansay,” said Ansay & Associates Chairman & CEO Mike Ansay. “He’s a natural leader who excels at building teams, improving the overall customer service experience and coaching other associates. Those are the traits we’ve been searching for. We couldn’t be more excited to have Dan in our organization.”
Hanes’ expertise also includes news business development through field consulting and coaching, building outstanding sales teams and improving sales processes. He was most recently employed as a Vice President of Sales at MassMutual Wisconsin in Madison, where he was responsible for building and leading a team of Wealth Advisors.
“I’m eager to bring my knowledge and skills to Ansay & Associates,” Hanes said. “Throughout my career, I’ve been focused on growth – whether that was revenue growth or the growth of my fellow associates. I look to continue that growth at Ansay & Associates.”
Ansay & Associates, recently named one of “2017’s Fastest Growing Firms” by the Milwaukee Business Journal, serves over 5,000 Wisconsin businesses and 20,000 individual customers. It has more than 220 employees and 10 offices throughout Wisconsin.