Brian Hansen, CPA

Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operations Officer

brian hansen

Brian is the Chief Financial Officer for the Illinois Soybean Association. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). Brian has 30-plus years of accounting experience in public and private settings, with 18 years of experience dealing with commodity checkoffs. Additional professional certifications include ERM (Enterprise Risk Management) and AICPA Non-Profit certification.

With his brothers, Brian also farms their ground in Iroquois County which has been in the Hansen family for 120+ years.

Hansen is a graduate of Illinois State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in accountancy. Prior to college, he served six years in the United States Navy. During his time in service, Hansen was stationed aboard the aircraft carrier USS America CV66 and completed three overseas deployments.

He lives with his wife, Becky, and daughter Emma. His son Will serves in the United States Army and is a member of the 101st Airborne Division.

Focus areas
Financial compliance review
Financial reporting
Fiscal management
ISB/ISG auditor
Organizational budgeting and financial guidance and direction