Hylant History

Cultivating Quality Programs and Services for Generations

Through four generations and significant company growth, Hylant has maintained its original mission to deliver only the highest quality programs and exceptional, personalized service to its clients.

Hylant Historical Overview

1935 Company founded in Toledo, Ohio, by Edward P. Hylant as Edward P. Hylant, Inc.
1943 Edward Hylant passes away. Firm is managed by John MacLean and renamed Hylant-MacLean, Inc.
1970 Patrick Hylant (grandson of Edward) joins the firm and forms Employee Benefits department.
1982  
Dana Corporation purchases Hylant-MacLean, Inc.
1985  
Patrick Hylant leads the repurchase of the company.
1987 Hylant-MacLean of Michigan, Inc. is formed under the direction of Steve Hylant.
1989  
Michael Hylant opens the Cleveland, Ohio office.
1993  
Columbus, Ohio office opens.
1997  
Cincinnati, Ohio office opens.
2000 Ann Arbor, Michigan office opens.
Company changes name to Hylant.
2001  
Fort Wayne, Indiana office opens.
2002 Company opens offices in Carmel, Indiana and Bloomington, Indiana.
2006  
Grand Rapids, Michigan office opens.

The Hylant Family Foundation & Community Focused Service

Hylant Family FoundationThe Hylant organization and the Hylant family recognize and believe we have a social responsibility to the communities in which we serve and conduct business. Our goal is to be an accountable employer and business member in these communities and to make gifting part of our annual goals and best practices. Our mission will be guided by acknowledging that our gifting will be on behalf of our communities, clients, business partners, employees, and our family. We understand the need to be flexible in general and at times of extraordinary need. We will endeavor to consider all requests, keeping in mind our many obligations and fiscal corporate responsibility so that we may gift over time and on a consistent basis.