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Insurance executive

Alan Dannenberg Hecht, American insurance executive. Chartered Life Underwriter, 1951. Recipient National Quality award National Association Life Underwriters; National Sales Achievement award; Szold award Temple Oheb Shalom Brotherhood, 1980; George S. Robertson award Baltimore Life Underwriters Association, 1981.


Hecht, Alan Dannenberg was born on August 31, 1918 in Baltimore. Son of Lee I. and Miriam (Dannenberg) Hecht.


Bachelor of Science, Johns Hopkins University, 1940. Master Liberal Arts, Johns Hopkins University, 1976.


Solicitor, Travelers Insurance Company, 1945-1960;partner, Hecht-Schoenfeld Insurance Agency, 1960-1962;merged and formed, Wolman-Hecht-Schoenfeld, Inc., 1962;vice president, Wolman-Hecht-Schoenfeld, Inc., 1962-1964;vice president, Wolman-Hecht, Inc., 1964-1991;president, Wolman-Hecht, Inc., 1971-1992;chairman, Wolman-Hecht, Inc., 1992;vice president, Tongne Brooks & Company, Inc. (merged with Wolman-Hecht, Inc.), 1992-1995;founder, president, Alan D. Hecht & Company, Inc., since 1966;general agent, Sunamerica Life Insurance Company American and other companies, Baltimore, since 1960;associate, Insurance, Inc., Baltimore, since 1995. President Baltimore Estate Planning Council, 1978-1979.

Teacher CLU economics and fin.Johns Hopkins University, 1954-1981. Member of faculty department economics Mount St. Mary's College, Emmitsburg, Maryland., 1981-1984. Past board graders American College Life Underwriters.


  • Chartered Life Underwriter, 1951.


President Baltimore Jewish Council, 1971-1973. Life and qualifying member MillionDollar Round Table, 1985, member resolutions committee, 1976. Board directors Baltimore chapter American Jewish Committee, president, 1958-1960, former member of national Executive Committee.

Trustee Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, 1959-1968. Served to First lieutenant Army of the United States, 1941-1945. Member Society Finance Svc.

Professionals (CLU, Chartered Financial Consultant, director since 1957, national secretary 1962-1963, president 1964-1965, Helen Hottenbacher award Baltimore chapter 1991), Omicron Delta Kappa, Pi Delta Epsilon.


Married Margaret R. Moses, June 27, 1943 (deceased November 1, 1984). Children: Stephen Lee, Nancy H., Elizabeth Ann. Married Marcia Levin Oberfeld, December 8, 1985.

Lee I. Hecht

Miriam (Dannenberg) Hecht

Margaret R. Moses

Marcia Levin Oberfeld

Stephen Lee Hecht

Nancy H. Hecht

Elizabeth Ann Hecht