05 August 2014

RADNOR, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lincoln Financial Group’s (NYSE:LNC) Retirement Plan Services business announces that Jason Key has been promoted to Head of Business Development for its Institutional Retirement Distribution (IRD) team, reporting to John Morabito, Head of IRD. Key assumed the role on an interim basis last month and was previously a Business Development Director supporting the South and Midwest regions of the country. In his new role, he is responsible for leading the business development efforts and helping the team build lasting relationships with national and regional independent registered advisor firms, and advisors in broker dealer and consulting firms.

Key has more than 14 years of financial services experience and has been with Lincoln’s retirement business since 2002. During his tenure at Lincoln, he’s held a variety of roles supporting the business including Head of Communication and Education for the Southern and Western regions of the country. Prior to joining Lincoln, Key worked at Wall Street Capitol and New York Life in sales and client relationship management positions.

Key holds a bachelor’s degree from North Carolina State University and is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC), Chartered Mutual Fund Counselor (CMFC) and holds Series 6 and 63 licenses. He is also Program Committee Chair for the Southern Employee Benefits Conference (SEBC). Key is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

About Lincoln Financial Group’s Retirement Plan Services:

For more than 60 years, Lincoln Financial’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 $54 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2014.

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 $216 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2014. Learn more at: www.LincolnFinancial.com.


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