Eric Hanson '88
Eric Hanson is the Managing Director for Unum’s New York City office, where he leads sales and client
management for this Unum flagship operation. Prior to the NYC role, he managed the New Jersey and
Long Island offices. Over his tenure, he has developed many college hires into strong sales, account
management and entrepreneurs. In addition to currently leading the office, he mentors three
professionals through Unum’s Women’s Professional Network program and serves on many internal and
external groups to help broaden perspectives in humanity.
Originally from upstate New York, he graduated from Le Moyne College with a finance and marketing
degree while playing lacrosse. He lives in Summit NJ with his wife, Christine, and two daughters, Kate,
and Maggie. He enjoys sports, exercise, friends, working hard, leadership and family. Reflecting on
thirty years of business and raising a family, he believes in strong character and your word being your
bond. Whether serving customers, helping others, coaching, or parenting; there are no shortcuts, but
the outcome is worth the more challenging journey.