Our Staff

At, Anchor Insurance, we have a staff with over 220 years of combined experience. Knowledgeable, friendly and caring are just some of the compliments we get on a daily basis. Continuing education and updates are an important part of our commitment to serving your insurance needs in a professional manner.

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Chuck Hanson - Our Staff


Conneaut & Mentor Offices – Owner, 40 years insurance experience. Attended Gannon University, Erie, PA,and currently holds Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and Life Underwriters Training Council Fellow (LUTCF) designations.

Mike Hanson - Our Staff


Conneaut Office – Second generation, 24 years of insurance experience. Attended Kent State University and currently licensed for Property & Casualty, Bonds, Life and Health. Specializing in Personal Lines.

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Conneaut, & Mentor Offices – Second generation, 20 years of insurance experience. Currently working on,attaining his Life Underwriters Training Council Fellow (LUTCF).

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Conneaut Office – Customer Service Representative and Office Secretary,with40 years of experience. Alice has held a Property-Casualty license for more than 36 years.

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Conneaut office – Agent and former owner of Tylman Insurance Agency, Inc. Ray is semi-retired and has more than 41 years insurance agency experience and 9 years experience as an adjuster for Erie insurance Group and currently holds an Associate in Claims (AIC) designation. Attended Edinboro (PA) University and served 3 years in US Army.

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JENNIFER GROULX – Customer Service Representative

Conneaut office . One of our newest employee with 9 years experience. Jennifer has an Associate Degree in Specialized Business-Paralegal from the Tri-State Business Institute and previously worked 10 years for the Iarrocci Law firm. She is licensed as a Property/Casualty agent and she is also a Notary Public.

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Mentor Location – Owner.40 years of insurance experience and currently holds his Life Underwriters Training Council Fellow (LUTCF) designation. Prior to insurance, Tom spent 5 years in investment banking with a Cleveland investment firm.

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NICKY – Office Manager

Customer Service Representative and Licensed Agent. Nicky has 17 years experience in insurance and is currently working towards her Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) designation. Nicky is also a Notary Public.

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April Burlingham

Conneaut Office – Office Manager. Our newest employee, April comes to us with 14 years experience in the Emergency Services field. A graduate of Colorado Technical University. She has her Property/Casualty insurance license and is in training for the Life & Health insurance licensing exam. She also has been a local Girl Scout Troop Leader for 4 years and is very active in a local bowling league. Most of all, she enjoys spending time with her family and her dogs.