Meet the Team

Alisha Nelson, President

Alisha Nelson is located in the Stewartville office. She grew up in Stewartville and graduated from University of Wisconsin- Stout with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. She and her husband Zach, have 2 daughters. They stay busy with Zach’s business, kids’ activities, and taking care of their small acreage.

She spent 14 years working for Sprint as an Account Executive in the SE Minnesota & Western Wisconsin area. Her experience with customer service and account management lends itself well to her transition to insurance. She joined the First American Insurance team in February of 2015. Alisha purchased the agency from her father in 2020.

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Kae Hanenberger

Kae Hanenberger is in the Stewartville office. She, and her husband Brian, grew up in Southern MN and have family ties to surrounding towns. Their 3 kids keep them very busy, and they enjoy being outdoors and spending time with family and friends.

She has worked in administration for many years and joined the First American Insurance team in 2020. Before her career in insurance, she was the New Car Biller at a car dealership in Rochester for 8 years. Having a customer service background, she understands the importance of building a strong relationship with her clients. Kae is excited to serve within the community that she has called home since 2009.

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Tanya Cook

Tanya Cook currently works in our Stewartville office. Tanya has lived in Southern MN all of her life. She currently lives in Dover, MN, with her husband. Tanya enjoys time with her kids, family and friends.

Back in 2007, Tanya started her career in the insurance business after giving up the cosmetology career. She worked in a competitive insurance office as a licensed CSR. Having been in the customer service industry for 20 years, she understands the importance in listening to people’s concerns.

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Chelsea Faulhaber

Chelsea Faulhaber is located in First American’s Brownsdale office. She grew up and graduated from Stewartville in 2006. In 2020 she moved with her husband to their rural Brownsdale home, where they reside with their two children. As a family they enjoy running a small hobby farm, raising and showing Simmental beef cattle.

Chelsea is excited to serve the small community in which a majority of her family is tied too. She has many years in the customer service industry. Her interest in farming helps her with our crop insurance division. She is happy to be of any assistance to you that she can. She joined the First American Insurance team in 2015.

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Jeanne Rasmussen

Jeanne Rasmussen is located in First American Insurance’s office on north Main St. in Pine Island.  She grew up in Southeast Minnesota, primarily the Rushford and Lewiston areas before moving to Pine Island in 2001 where she lives with her husband. Jeanne enjoys the outdoors, spending time up North on the lake, hiking and biking.  

In 2002 Jeanne began her career in the insurance business when she started working for First American Insurance in Stewartville.  Having an office location in a small community, offering a wide variety of coverage options and providing hassle-free quotes are of great importance to Jeanne and she is glad to be able to provide this service!

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Stewartville Office

Address: 423 S Main St, Stewartville, MN 55976

Phone: (507) 533-4486

Pine Island Office

Address: 611 N Main St, Pine Island, MN 55963

Phone: (507) 356-2088

Brownsdale Office

Address: 108 Mill St S, Brownsdale, MN 55918

Phone: (507) 567-2279

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