Edward Stricklan joined Henehan in 2010 as a senior benefits consultant. He built an enviable 30-year career in hospital, health plan, insurance, and financial services. Formerly with The Arrowhead Credit Union and Sawyer Cook Insurance, he served as a life and health agent, then as vice president of the department, as well as a financial consultant for group retirement plans.
Earlier in his career, Edward worked for Inter Valley Health Plan as new business manager; a vice president of communications at CIGNA HealthCare of California; and a director of marketing for two Southern California Hospitals. As past president of the Inland Empire Association of Health Underwriters, he was later voted Member of the Year by his local affiliate.
Edward earned his BS degree in business from Hampton University and his MBA from the University of Wisconsin. Married to Phyllis Stricklan, RN, MSN, ESQ., and Director of the Children’s Law Center of Los Angeles for the past 35 years, they are blessed with two children. Edward and Phyllis advocate for at-risk children and mental illness support. As certified teachers of “Family-to-Family,” they educate caregivers to cope and care for those with brain disorders.