Marian B. Ticatch, for receiving the Stuart Smith Award from Lincoln Financial Advisors for service to the local community.
Ticatch has approximately 40 years of experience in the insurance and investment business and is president of Ticatch Financial Management. She was the first woman to serve as president of the Norfolk Life Underwriters Association. This was followed by serving as president of the Estate Planning Council.
In 2013, Ticatch was the recipient of the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities Humanitarian Award.
Ticatch has served on many boards, including Dress for Success, the YWCA, WHRO Planned Giving, and Congregation Beth El. As a board member for Tidewater Jewish Foundation, Ticatch assisted in forming the Life Insurance Committee, which expanded into the Professional Advisory Council. She was a founding trustee of the United Way Foundation and the first chairman of their Professional Advisory Committee. For the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater, Ticatch served on the Women’s Cabinet and on the Community Relations Council.
Ticatch was president of Lee’s Friends, and was twice president of Hadassah, the Zionist Organization of America. She was president of both Beth Sholom Assisted Living and the entire Beth Sholom Village, a four-year commitment.
Her many honors include the YWCA Women in Transition Award, Entrepreneurial Woman of the Year Finalist for the National Association of Women Business Owners, Inside Business— Women in Business Achievement Award and the Famous Former Girl Scout Award.