Joe Hickey was elected to the Phantom Regiment Board of Directors in July 1998 and has been on the board since. He served as vice president from 1999-2003 and currently is a member of the board’s personnel committee.
He is a partner at the law firm of Dykema Gossett PLLC and is resident in the Bloomfield Hills, Mich., office. Joe has been Phantom Regiment’s legal counsel since he joined the board, and Dykema serves as pro bono counsel for the organization.
Joe is originally from Ohio and was a marching member (French horn) with Phantom Regiment in 1982-84. While a marching member, he also served as an instructor for the 1983 Phantom Regiment Winter Guard.
In addition to supporting his favorite drum corps, Joe enjoys working out, travel and football (Detroit Lions, Michigan and Michigan State). He is also a member of the board of directors for Danialle Karmanos’ Work It Out, a Detroit-based charity promoting the health and welfare of Detroit’s youngest citizens, its kids.
Joe lives in Bloomfield Hills. He has a bachelor’s degree in political science from Rockford College (1985) and a juris doctor from University of Toledo College of Law (1988).