Dana Hellenbrand CIC, AFIP

Director of Manufacturing & Distribution Practice

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Dana Hellenbrand designs insurance solutions for her clients using risk management strategies. She consults with and advises clients throughout their policy period to ensure that their coverage continues to meet their needs.

In addition to managing and growing her book of business, Hellenbrand also serves as M3’s director of manufacturing and distribution practice and partner. As such, she serves as a subject matter expert, strategist, and thought leader in this area, and is responsible for sharing information on trends and issues that specifically impact this industry group.

Beyond the office she is passionate about motorcycling, scuba diving, downhill skiing, boating, and traveling.

  • Earned degree in business administration from Edgewood College
  • Gained several years of experience with Zurich Direct Markets Relevant insuring dealerships
  • Joined M3 in 2016
    • First served as account executive, 2016
    • Named director of manufacturing and distribution practice, 2023
    • Named partner, 2024


  • Licensed property and casualty agent in Wisconsin and Illinois
  • Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC)
  • Association of Finance and Insurance Professionals Certification (AFIP)


  • Second Harvest Food Bank, volunteer
  • Habitat for Humanity, volunteer
  • Red Cross, volunteer

Featured Author in Pulse: 2024 Property & Casualty Report

Welcome to Pulse, M3’s property & casualty report. Through the lens of rate and risk, we examine how the property & casualty market is affecting our clients across lines of coverage and industry sectors, and what risks we are predicting will be a focus throughout 2024.


Dana’s Industry and Community Involvement

WMC Foundation Women in Business luncheon
Assurex Global P&C conference
Assurex Global Conference
WSBA Conference
Wisconsin School Bus Association Conference
ADAMM golf outing
WSBA WI School Business Association trade show
Red Cross – installing smoke alarms in Madison
Second Harvest food packing event
WSBA regional meeting
Skiing adventure