Michael P. Hickey
1949 – 2009
Michael P. Hickey, founder of Hickey and Associates, LLC, passed away at the age of 59 in his home near Minneapolis , MN.
Mike Hickey started Hickey and Associates, LLC, originally in Columbia , MD and eventually settling in Plymouth , MN , specializing in Market Selection and Economic Development initiatives. Over the last two decades, the business has secured over $1 billion in public incentives, while providing clients unparalleled expertise on the best locations to grow, expand or consolidate their businesses.
To ensure success was not short-lived, Hickey handled each and every business project and relationship with an ethical and honest approach unmatched by many. As the company developed into a global leader for business growth and expansion, Mike’s strong principles were the core reason for his success. Without question, his legacy will endear through the company he built.
Along with launching Hickey and Associates, LLC, Mike’s extensive business career included leadership positions within General Electric and Pillsbury. Prior to entering the private sector, Mike proudly served as an elected official on the Columbia (MD) City Council and other community leadership positions, while also holding executive positions in Maryland directing employment and training programs, as well as economic development. Mike received his Masters degree in Business Administration, as well as his undergraduate degree in Political Science, from the University of Maryland , College Park .
Hickey is survived by his wife of thirty-six years, Doris, sons Jason Michael and David Patrick, and siblings William F. Hickey, Jr., Gemma M. Weiblinger, Barbara C. Hickey, Karen M. Bosna, Audrey M. Leggere-Hickey, Brian A. Hickey, and Sean T. Hickey.