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Thomas L. Tengen

Thomas L. Tengen, American financial planner, finance educator. Certified Financial Planner; chartered finance consultant; Chartered Life Underwriter.


  • Tengen, Thomas L. was born on June 4, 1938 in Lafayette, Indiana, United States. Son of William E. and Marie C. (Faustich) Tengen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Indiana State University, 1957.


    • General agent Lafayette Life, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1960-1963. Supervisor Mass Mutual Life, 1963-1966, general agent, 1966-1980, Penn Mutual Life, Cincinnati, 1980-1985. President Mercantile Finance Group, since 1985.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Financial Planner. Chartered finance consultant. Chartered Life Underwriter.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Chairman Lucas County fund Republican Party, Toledo, Ohio, 1974. Member Gean. Agents and Managers Association (director Toledo, Ohio 1974-1980, president Toledo, 1977-1978, director Cincinnati 1981-1983), Queen City Association (board directors 1988-1994, president 1991), Cincinnati Estate Planning Council, Hyde Park Golf and Country Club, Cincinnatus.



    Golf, hiking, horticulture.


    • Married Rebecca R. Hawtin, January 27, 1962 (divorced January 1978). 1 child, Scott A.; Married Judith Laurence, May 25, 1994. Step children: Michael B. Laurence, Valerie Laurence.
    • father: William E. Tengen
    • mother: Marie C. (Faustich) Tengen
    • spouses: Rebecca R. Hawtin
    • Judith Laurence
    • children: Scott A. Tengen
    • Michael B. Laurence Tengen
    • Valerie Laurence Tengen
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    • 1957
      Indiana State University
    • 1960 - 1963
      General agent Lafayette Life
      Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
    • 1963 - 1966
      supervisor Mass Mutual Life
    • 1966 - 1980
      supervisor Mass Mutual Life
    • 1980 - 1985
      supervisor Mass Mutual Life
      Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
    • 1985
      president, Mercantile Finance Group