07 July 2016

RADNOR, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) is pleased to announce that four employees have been named “Rising Stars in Retirement Under 40” by LIMRA. Winners from the Retirement Plan Services business and Lincoln Financial Distributors were recognized for their part in creating and distributing the solutions, tools, messages and products that drive positive outcomes for participants and retirees.

Lincoln’s winners are Jaron Havens, AVP, Implementation, Jennifer Harmer, AVP, Customer Experience and Lindsey Wills, Marketing Manager, all from the Retirement Plan Services business and Travis Gavinski, Regional 401(k) Sales Director, Lincoln Financial Distributors.

“The industry landscape is changing, with more and more retirees relying solely on defined contribution plans,” said Jamie Ohl, president, Retirement Plan Services. “It’s up to us to create and deliver innovative products and solutions that will enable participants to save enough, and understand how their savings will translate to income in retirement. Thanks to the work that rising stars like Jaron, Jennifer, Lindsey and Travis are doing, I know that Lincoln will be able to help participants have the retirement they envision.”

“With employees of this caliber, Lincoln is well-positioned to serve the needs of the marketplace in a way few competitors can,” said Tim Seifert, Vice President, National Sales Manager for Small Market Retirement Plan Services “It’s great to see the hard work of these individuals be recognized.”

LIMRA named 25 Rising Stars in Retirement under 40 for the first time this year, in celebration of the organization’s 100th anniversary.

Headshots of the winners are available upon request.

About Lincoln Financial Group’s Retirement Plan Services

For more than 60 years, Lincoln Financial Group’s Retirement Plan Services (RPS) business has been helping savers boost their retirement readiness through employer-sponsored plans. Our distribution force of more than 400 professionals, including institutional and wholesale distribution channels and advisor-based sales teams, work to provide plan sponsors with retirement plans that not only meet the unique needs of their plan participants but also align with sponsors’ total rewards strategies and help recruit and retain top talent. RPS Retirement Consultants, available onsite, online and by phone, develop long-term one-on-one relationships with savers to help motivate them to take actions that lead to better retirement outcomes. RPS offers personalized services, solutions and education to help plan participants get to and through retirement. The business serves approximately 1.4 million participants through 22,000 plan sponsors with $55 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2016.

About Lincoln Financial Distributors

Lincoln Financial Distributors, Inc. (LFD), the wholesale distribution business of Lincoln Financial Group (LFG), provides expertise and access to a range of solutions that help advisors protect wealth and deliver outcomes for their clients. Lincoln’s broad portfolio includes innovative annuity, life insurance and retirement solutions that focus on addressing issues related to taxes, healthcare, longevity, inflation and market volatility. LFD comprises seasoned financial professionals who distribute Lincoln products through licensed insurance agents, registered broker-dealers, and other financial services intermediaries. Affiliates are separately responsible for their own financial and contractual obligations.

About Lincoln Financial Group

Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, more than 17 million customers trust our retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise to help address their lifestyle, savings and income goals, as well as to guard against long-term care expenses. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $220 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2016. Learn more at: www.LincolnFinancial.com. Find us on Facebook, Twitter (@lincolnfingroup), LinkedIn and YouTube. To sign up for email alerts, please visit our Newsroom at http://newsroom.lfg.com.

About LIMRA

Since 1916, LIMRA, a worldwide research, learning and development organization, has been the trusted source of industry knowledge, helping more than 850 insurance and financial services companies in 64 countries. To learn more about LIMRA’s 100th anniversary celebration, please visit http://www.limra.com/100years/.

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Lincoln Financial Group
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Kelly DeAngelis
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Kelly.DeAngelis@lfg.com