Jerry L. Hulick
Jerry L. Hulick, of Spotsylvania, Va., has more than 40 years of experience in the financial services industry. He served as the General Agent of The Washington Group of MassMutual from 1986-2004, leading his agency to earn the highest honors for production and brokerage development from MassMutual.
Upon retiring from his role as a General Agent, Hulick started The Washington Group Special Care Planning Team, specializing in financial planning for individuals with special needs and active in promoting education and awareness of special needs to the broader audience. He frequently serves as a national speaker and an expert witness on financial and insurance matters for families with special needs situations.
An enthusiastic Hokie, Hulick has led by example through his service and philanthropy. He was an inaugural member and past chair of the College of Arts and Sciences Roundtable Advisory Board, and he remains active on both the College of Science Roundtable and the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Roundtable. Hulick chaired the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences committee for the Campaign for Virginia Tech, participated in the university’s national campaign steering committee, and has served on the Virginia Tech Foundation Board.He currently serves on the Community Advisory Board for the Virginia Tech Center for Autism Research and has twice sponsored the Virginia Tech Autism Research Symposium in Northern Virginia.
A member of Virginia Tech’s Ut Prosim Society, Hulick established the Serving Spirit Graduate Fellowship to support graduate students who intend to pursue a career helping individuals with special needs, the Hulick Endowed Scholarship for Leadership, Friendship and Service to support undergraduate students who demonstrate these characteristics, and the Autism Center Excellence Fund in support of the Virginia Tech Center for Autism Research.
Hulick is involved with a number civic and philanthropic organizations, including the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia Special Need Department and Artstream (an inclusive theatre company). In 2014, he was awarded the Eleanor Sue Finkelstein Award for Special Needs for his work in the community for individuals with Disabilities.
Hulick graduated from Virginia Tech in 1973 with a bachelor’s degree in political Science. He went on to earn the Chartered Life Underwriter designation (CLU) and Chartered Financial Consultant designation (ChFC) from The American College and was one of the first to receive the Chartered Special Needs Consultant designation (ChSNC).