Hanna Lind is a twelve person professional sales representative covering Minnesota, North & South Dakota, Iowa and Western Wisconsin. Hanna Lind is poised to exceed the needs of the manufacturers we represent and the customers and distributors we service. Representing manufacturers that are world leaders in their prospective markets, Hanna Lind takes pride in the products we represent.
Founded in 1980 Hanna Lind has grown to be one of the largest and most respected representatives in the area. Consistently growing sales in excess of the market average, Hanna Lind has developed and implemented the systems and procedures to distinguish itself among its peers. Whether it’s exceeding expectations, gaining mind share or developing and implementing successful sales plans, depend on Hanna Lind.
Staff Photos and Bios
Mike Anding joined Hanna Lind in 1992 and became the owner in January 2014. Previously, Mike worked at ATS St. Louis and 12 years at Schweber Electronics.
Mike offers a broad range of experience from his long career in the electronics industry.
Based in Minneapolis, Mike covers local accounts and enjoys fishing, hunting and a little golf in his spare time
Pete Gorski joined Hanna Lind with the merger of Cahill, Schmitz and Cahill in 2020.
Pete had worked for Cahill for over 20 years after working at Marshall Electronics, Lockheed Martin, Unisys and Medtronic.
A BSEE from the University of North Dakota, Pete enjoys camping, backpacking and traveling in his free time.
Mike Benick started at Hanna Lind in 2007. Prior to Hanna Lind, Mike worked at Arrow Electronics for 26 years. At Arrow, Mike worked as an Inside Sales Rep, Product Manager, and a Field Sales Rep.
Mike covers the southern Minnesota territory and offers 33 years of industry experience.
Mike enjoys the outdoors and family.
Bob Ehresmann has been with Hanna Lind for 16 years servicing Minnesota and South Dakota.
Prior to joining Hanna Lind, Bob worked for the Bergquist Company for 10 years.
Bob enjoys Golf, Hockey, Hunting and Fishing.
Jan joined Hanna Lind in 2015 as our Emerging Account sales person.
Prior to joining Hanna Lind, Jan worked at Sager electronics and PEI-Genesis as an Inside Sales person.
Jan will be concentrating on our Emerging Accounts and growing our sales at these accounts.
In her free time, Jan enjoys boating and spending time with her family.
Debbie Prindle joined Hanna Lind in 2008. Prior to joining Hanna Lind she worked at Future Electronics for 14 years with a total of 30+ years in the industry.
Debbie has both inside sales and outside sales experience.
Based in Minneapolis, Debbie covers local accounts and Northern Minnesota accounts
She enjoys cooking, fishing and hiking in the woods.
Prior to joining Hanna Lind in 1996, Paul Rekucki worked at Molex Incorporated as a District Sales Engineer and with Arrow Electronics in OEM Field Sales.
Paul has vast experience in all facets of selling electronics to the large OEM, specializing in the Medical, Military and industrial market places.
A lifelong resident of Minnesota, Paul enjoys all of the activities that the area has to offer such as fishing, hunting, boating and raising 2 young daughters with his wife.
Bill Koller joined Hanna Lind in March of 2014. Previously Bill worked at Arrow/Schweber Electronics for 18 years in field sales and FAE roles, as well as another local rep firm for 8 years.
Bill has an Electrical Engineering degree and experience as an FAE; combining this with years of sales experience he offers a broad range of knowledge to both the customers and supply base.
Based in Minneapolis, Bill covers North Dakota, Western Wisconsin and several local accounts. During his spare times he enjoys fishing, hunting and numerous sporting activities.
Diane Schwartz joined Hanna Lind in 1991. Previously, Diane worked at another local rep 4 years, and E.F. Johnson Company for 9 years.
Diane experience with the electronics industry has been a big help with her inside sales position covering OEM accounts.
Diane enjoys camping, gardening and relaxing with her two cats.
Katrina joined Hanna Lind in 2020. Prior to joining Hanna Lind, she worked for a rep firm specializing in semiconductors and LED lighting; after spending 14 years in party/paper supply distribution. She has over 15 years’ experience in distribution, with knowledge in both B2B and B2C markets.
In her spare time Katrina likes to hike at Minnesota State Parks, garden, and spend time outside.