The Resource Group (TRG) is a Nationwide Network of Top Planners within Lincoln Financial Advisors Working Together to Drive Practice Development and Provide Industry-Leading Service to Clients

06 May 2015

EDINA, Minn., May 6, 2015 — Anne Machesky, financial advisor with Sagemark Consulting, a division of Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp. (LFA) in Edina, Minn., was named vice chairman and Investment Committee chair  for The Resource Group’s 2015 Board of Directors during the group’s annual meeting in Las Vegas, Nev. April 28 – May 1.  

The Resource Group (TRG) is an invitation-only, nationwide network of the top 200 planners within LFA. The goal of TRG is to collaborate, share intellectual capital – including financial planning expertise, resources, networking opportunities, and practice management strategies – and partner with home office executives and committee concierge support to help drive practice development among advisors and provide industry-leading service to clients.  

TRG’s Board of Directors is composed of chairpersons leading various committees and subcommittees made up of TRG members and home office partners. These committees deliver ideas and actions critical to the success of LFA advisors and their business. Machesky, who was first elected Investment Committee chair in 2010, will continue to be responsible for recommending and driving enhancements to Lincoln’s investment platform and support services, promoting educational programs and tools relating to investments, and delivering timely updates and informational sessions to TRG on a range of investment topics.

Machesky, a 35-year financial services industry veteran, joined Sagemark Consulting in 2001 as a registered representative of LFA. In her practice, Machesky provides comprehensive financial advice, specializing in wealth and income planning. In addition to advising, she has served as a host and speaker at LFA’s annual education forum since 2004. Prior to joining Sagemark, Machesky was founder and president of her own Registered Investment Advisory Firm for eighteen years. She is also president of Nwyze, a thought strategies company focusing on broadening individual or group perspective to navigate shifts in business transitions.

Machesky is a three-time qualifier for Women in Insurance & Financial Services (WIFS) Circle of Excellence award.  She holds FINRA series 7 and 24 registrations.  

Machesky’s office is located at 7701 France Avenue South, Suite 100, Edina, Minn.

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Kathy Vega