Meet the Life Sales Team

Meet the Life Sales Team

We pride ourselves on our accessibility and direct contact with our agents, so we’d like to introduce you to our sales team. They are here to help make selling easier!

Western Region

Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

Central Region

Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin

Eastern Region

Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia

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Bob Fattore, FLMI

Western Regional Sales Manager
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Bob brings 25+ years of industry knowledge to his role at Illinois Mutual, including business, auto, home and life insurance sales experience. Bob is passionate about interacting with his agent group and being the trusted intermediary between them and the company. His goal is to provide value in assisting agents by incorporating protection-based insurance concepts and practices and supporting efforts in every way to grow their business.

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Kelly Green

Western Internal Regional Sales Representative
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Kelly has been with Illinois Mutual for over 35 years. She considers herself a people person, and loves to talk to agents to find creative ways to meet their clients’ needs. Her favorite part about being an internal regional sales representative is developing a true relationship with our agents and sharing life experiences together.

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Dan Peterson, CLU®

Central Regional Sales Manager
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Dan loves sharing his 25+ years of knowledge with agents to help them come up with fresh ways they can market to their audiences. As a regional sales manager, Dan’s favorite part of the job is working directly with our agents to share sales ideas, concepts, and help our agents increase their life sales.

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Leah Heuerman

Central Internal Regional Sales Representative
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Leah brings 5+ years of experience in the insurance industry to her role as our central regional sales representative. Leah looks forward every day to using her experience working in agents’ offices to provide our agents with outstanding support and helping them grow their business.

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Allan Sternberg, CLU®, ChFC®

Eastern Regional Sales Manager
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Allan brings over 30 years of experience to Illinois Mutual. He truly believes in the importance of life insurance, and often sees the impact life insurance has on families. He believes there is no such thing as a solid financial plan unless protection-based products are there to anchor the plan against the changing tides of life. He has a passion for protecting families that he is excited to share with agents.

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Tasha Guth

Eastern Internal Regional Sales Representative
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Tasha has been with Illinois Mutual for 15 years. Her kind heart leads her passion for helping people, and she loves encouraging agents and helping them meet their goals. Tasha prides herself on being able to work with all types of agents – she just wants to walk them through the sales process as much as she can.

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Michael Smith

Assistant Vice President, Life and Worksite Sales
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Michael has 20+ years of insurance sales experience, including having owned his own insurance agency for a decade. Over the last ten years, he has led distribution in various positions in the supplemental insurance space. Michael was drawn to Illinois Mutual by the family feel both within the business and in our customer service practices. He looks forward to the opportunity to bridge the gap between the needs of agents in the field and strategic planning conducted at Illinois Mutual.

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Lisa Hanson

Vice President, Sales and Distribution
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Lisa has over 25 years of experience in the insurance and financial services industry. During that time, she has worked for Fortune 40 and 500 companies and a highly successful insurance start-up. Lisa carries a passion for agencies having started her career as a captive multi-line agency owner. She is proud to be a part of Illinois Mutual and to deliver on the promises made to our agents, policyowners and employees.