Our Team

Greg Hanson, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF

*Investment Advisor Representative

Phone: (651) 439-4544

Fax: (651) 439-4744

E-mail: greg@hansonstone.com


Greg holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Wisconsin. Greg began his career at Prudential Financial where he earned the Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow (LUTCF) designation and also the Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) designation. Greg earned his Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU)  in 2008.

In 2000, Greg founded Custom Financial Solutions. In 2005, Kathy Dettmann came on board to support the growing business. In 2007, Darrell Stone joined the team and the firm name was changed  to Hanson Stone Retirement Strategies.

Greg lives in Stillwater MN with his wife and children. He is active in the community and enjoys golfing, hunting, and motorcycling. 

Darrell Stone

*Investment Advisor Representative

Phone: (651) 340-7702

Fax: (651) 340-7725

E-mail: darrell@hansonstone.com


Darrell graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Science degree in Technical Communications. After 12 years in Corporate Communications with Deluxe Corporation, he worked in similar capacities with McKesson Healthcare Solutions and Pentair/Hoffman Enclosures.

In 2002, Darrell started his own investment advisory firm, with an office in White Bear Lake, MN. In 2007, he became a business partner of Greg Hanson, founder of Custom Financial Solutions, Stillwater MN.

Darrell lives in White Bear Lake, MN with his wife. They have two children with families of their own, including seven grandchildren. His interests include travel, church activities, community service, and many outdoor hobbies. 

Kathy Dettmann

Administrative Manager

Phone: (651) 439-4544

Fax: (651) 439-4744

E-mail: kathy@hansonstone.com


Kathy began her career in the life insurance industry and has over twenty years of experience with customer service and office administration. She joined Greg Hanson in 2005 and brought her knowledge, attention to detail, and accuracy to the investment industry. Kathy is a life long resident of the St Croix Valley and enjoys spending time with family and friends.


Kathy Stone

Office Manager

Phone: (651) 340-7702

Fax: (651) 340-7725

E-mail: kastone@hansonstone.com


Kathy worked as an Administrative Assistant in the White Bear Lake Area Schools for 34 years and retired June 1, 2013. She began working with her husband, Darrell, as his office manager in the White Bear Lake office in the fall of 2013.

Kathy lives in White Bear Lake with Darrell and they have two children with families of their own, including seven grandchildren. Kathy enjoys spending time with family and friends, working out at the White Bear Lake YMCA, many church activities, and travel. She is also a volunteer with the HealthPartners Hospice program.