Grinnell Mutual CFO honored

Grinnell Mutual CFO honored

Chris Hansen, Grinnell Mutual’s Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance has been named one of Iowa’s top 25 CFOs by TOP CFOs (formerly Finance & Investing), a research and information source for news related to banking, finance, markets, and other topics relevant to CFOs.

Hansen joined Grinnell Mutual in 1999 as an internal auditor. He began his accounting career in 1996 in public accounting with Mosebach, Griffith & Company (now CLA), followed by a position at McGladrey & Pullen (now RSM). Chris Hanson headshot

During his career at Grinnell Mutual, Hansen has served as internal auditor, senior auditor, Director of Audit Services and Chief Audit Executive. He was named as a vice president and CFO in August 2014.

“I am not surprised that Chris was recognized as one of the top CFOs in Iowa,” said Grinnell Mutual President and CEO Jeff Menary. “He certainly demonstrates accounting expertise, but I am just as impressed with his outstanding business acumen. His contributions make a huge impact for Grinnell Mutual.”

Hansen graduated with a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Northern Iowa and received his Master of Business Administration from the University of Iowa while working at Grinnell Mutual. He holds the Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designations. He and his wife, Jodi, have two adult children and live at Lake Ponderosa outside Montezuma, Iowa.

Hansen has served his community as a board member and Treasurer of Grinnell Community Day Care & Preschool, Grinnell-Newburg Educational Excellence, and the Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation. He was also the co-founder of the non-profit organization Iowa Intensity Youth Sports, Inc., and was a participant of the Poweshiek Leadership Program.