Mr. Hicks is a Principal at Vantage Financial Group, Inc. where his areas of proficiency include: estate and financial planning, life, disability and long-term care insurance, 401(k) plans, investments and other retirement planning strategies. He also provides financial planning to individuals with special needs.
Mark graduated from Bethany College in Bethany, West Virginia. He is a current member and past President of the Society of Financial Service Professionals (SFSP) as well as a member of the Estate Planning Council. Mark was a member of the Million Dollar Roundtable (MDRT) for 24 years. He also has served as President of the Cleveland Association of Life Underwriters (now called CAIFA), past State Trustee for the Ohio Association of Life Underwriters (now called OAIFA), and past member of the State LUPAC committee where he served two years as the Chairman. He is the past President of the ARC of Greater Cleveland, is on the Endowment Board of The Bethany Beta Theta Pi Endowment Fund, and was a member of the Endowment Committee of Fairmount Presbyterian Church. Mark’s commitment to volunteerism has led him to serve on many other committees over the past 30 years.
He is a Registered Representative (Series 7, 63) with Cetera Advisor Networks LLC, a registered broker/dealer, member FINRA/SIPC, and is licensed to sell Life, Accident & Health, and Annuities (CA Insurance License #0C61184). Mark is also an Investment Advisor Representative with Vantage Financial Group’s investment advisory firm.