Nicole M. Hansen
Nicole M. Hansen is the Executive Director of the Securian Financial Foundation and Director of Community Engagement for Securian Financial. In her role, Nicole leads community engagement efforts, where she’s responsible for corporate charitable giving, employee volunteer initiatives and strategic sponsorship programs that positively impact communities. She was instrumental in the launch of our Community Connect digital platform and plays a key role in advancing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) efforts.
Nicole started her career in Community Affairs at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota before joining Securian Financial in 2018. Previously she gained experience in several positions at Thomson Reuters including Community Relations, Technology Operations, Corporate Communications and Finance.
Nicole holds a Master of Business Administration from Hamline University and a bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies, University of Minnesota. She is an active supporter of the local community and serves on several nonprofit and community boards including My Digital Ladder and the St. Paul Downtown Improvement District. Nicole joined the District Energy St. Paul Board in 2021 representing medium-sized customers.