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Sheryl Hickerson

Sheryl Hickerson

Assistant Vice President, Business Development


Sheryl Hickerson, Assistant Vice President, Business Development for Highland’s Consultative Sales Center, focuses on educating insurance colleagues about how Highland helps insurance practices flourish.

Sheryl is no stranger to insurance, having served in many roles over her 30 years in the industry. An international speaker on social and digital marketing strategies for financial service organizations, she has worked with thousands of insurance and investment professionals as well as more than a hundred compliance officers to grow the presence of the financial services profession through online platforms. In 2018, Sheryl started Females and Finance, a private membership organization dedicated to fostering recruitment, training, advancement, and retention of women in a #FinServ and #FinTech career. Membership currently exceeds 2,500 professionals. She also introduced the Male Ally Network (M.A.N.), a bridging initiative that focuses on open dialogue between men and women in the industry and supporting Females in Finance’s four pillars of focus.

Sheryl has spoken at many financial services events including NAIFA, LIMRA, FPA, ILTCI, WIFS, FTF, BRAMCO, Investacorp, Invest in Women, Inside ETFs, InvestmentNews Women Adviser Summit, Wealth/Stack, Women in Insurance Leadership, and many others.

Sheryl lives in St. Louis, Missouri, with her husband, Darrell, and their blended family of six children and nine grandchildren. She enjoys meeting new people, traveling, and is of course a St. Louis Cardinals and St. Louis Blues fan!

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