Mr. Fickling’s career spans early four decades in the finance sector, much of it through his family office and private investment arm, Mulberry Street Investment Company. Mulberry’s private equity investments span diverse sectors, including finance, real estate, automotive dealerships, timberlands, managed healthcare, and hospitality. Mr. Fickling’s end-to-end experience and operating know-how have helped realize nine figure profits for Mulberry, where he continues to oversee the family’s investment portfolio and serves on the board of the Fickling Family Foundation.
Mr. Fickling has also served in a key role in the restructure of the nation’s first preferred provider organization (PPO, a managed healthcare organization) and served in an M&A capacity witha major hospital management chain. He also founded, was chairman of the board, and a significant investor in a federally-insured, state-chartered bank.
Mr. Fickling graduated from the University of Georgia in 1982 with a Masters in Business Administration (MBA), specialization in finance.