24 September 2013

Lincoln Financial Network (LFN), the retail sales and financial planning affiliate of Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC), announced that Bradford Hatch, President of Wasatch Capital Resources and registered representative with Lincoln Financial Securities Corp., has received the prestigious American Award.

The American Award acknowledges financial services professionals who best demonstrate a combination of business performance excellence, outstanding community service and commitment to family.

"During his 30 years with our company, Brad has distinguished himself by his many business accomplishments, his community involvement and his dedication to his family," said Stafford Moser, Head of LFN’s General Agency distribution channel. "Not only does he strike a perfect balance, Brad excels in all three areas."

Hatch has been in the financial services industry for nearly 40 years. In 1986, he founded Wasatch Capital Resources, an insurance and investment planning firm in Salt Lake City, UT. Through his registration with Lincoln Financial Securities, he provides financial planning services in the areas of estate planning, business continuation, retirement planning, and assisting clients to reduce risk, protect assets, and retain and transfer wealth.

Additionally, Hatch is a member of several insurance and investment organizations including the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA), the Million Dollar Round Table, Court of the Table and Top of the Table, as well as several elite groups within Lincoln including Premier Partners, Summit Club and Pinnacle Group. He has participated in and conducted seminars regarding estate, financial, and wealth planning.

Beyond his professional career, Hatch’s community involvement includes service in the University of Utah Presidents Club, past President of East High School Foundation and past member of the Deseret Foundation’s Planned Giving Committee and member of the University of Utah Crimson Club, as well as service to his church. Hatch resides in Salt Lake City with his wife of over 30 years, Mary Ann. Together they have five children and ten grandchildren.

About Lincoln Financial Network

Lincoln Financial Network is the marketing name for the retail sales and financial planning affiliates of Lincoln Financial Group and includes Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp. and Lincoln Financial Securities Corporation, both members of FINRA and SIPC. Consisting of approximately 8,000 representatives, agents, and full-service financial planners throughout the United States, Lincoln Financial Network professionals can offer financial planning and advisory services, retirement services, life products, annuities, investments, and trust services to affluent individuals, business owners, and families.

About Lincoln Financial Group

Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. With headquarters in the Philadelphia region, the companies of Lincoln Financial Group had assets under management of $189 billion as of June 30, 2013. Through its affiliated companies, Lincoln Financial Group offers: annuities; life, group life, disability and dental insurance; 401(k) and 403(b) plans; savings plans; and comprehensive financial planning and advisory services. For more information, including a copy of our most recent SEC reports containing our balance sheets, please visit www.LincolnFinancial.com.


Lincoln Financial Group
Kathy Vega
E-mail: Kathy.Vega@LFG.com
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