Sean Schickel is President of Patriot Family Financial.
Sean has a broad and extensive background in public service and helping people, which has prepared him for a career in the insurance and financial services field. He is also a 24-year veteran of the United States Marine Corps where he served as an Infantry Officer. Sean initially enlisted in the Marine Corps out of high school and worked his way up the ranks, ultimately retiring as a Major.
Throughout his distinguished military career, Sean performed a wide range of important tasks. In 2013, he had the honor of planning the 2013 Presidential Inauguration for the Marine Corps. Prior to that, he helped lead over 250 Marines in Iraq through some of the toughest fighting the Marine Corps had seen since Vietnam. Sean was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with Combat Distinguishing Device for valor in combat.
After retiring from the Marine Corps in 2015, Sean began his career in the insurance and financial services field and quickly found success. In 2018, he established Patriot Family Financial with a strong focus on superior agent training and superb customer service. In just a few short years, the agency has grown to be one of the fastest growing distributors in the senior market.
Sean and his family live in Fredericksburg, Virginia. In his spare time, he enjoys attending Fredericksburg Nationals minor league baseball games and traveling abroad.