Our management team comes from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines. It has taken a cautious and controlled approach to growth since the company’s inception in 1998.
Glenn M Hicks
Hicks has a successful background as the owner and chairman of a national printing supply distribution company. He is also a successful entrepreneur and investor, with multiple business interests, including commercial properties.
Herschel H. Hamlen
Vice President – Legal
Mr. Hamlen is an attorney and is currently a sitting judge in Cobb County, (Atlanta) Georgia. He has practiced in the area of business and corporate law for over 25 years.
Mr. Strazdes oversees the day to day operations of United Consumer Finance. Prior to joining the company, he served as auditor with Chrysler Financial. He graduated from Westfield State College with a degree in Communications & Psychology.
John W. Pickard
Mr. Pickard is an experienced employee with the company. After graduating with a degree in accounting from Bentley College, Mr. Pickard obtained an MBA in Finance from Suffolk University.
Mr. Schaefer received his Masters Degree in Education and taught briefly before transferring to the insurance industry. He formed his own agency which later merged with United Insurance Agency where he is now the senior vice president.