Award Recognizes Professional Success, Community Service and Commitment to Family
24 August 2018

Lincoln Financial Network (LFN), the retail wealth management division of Lincoln Financial Group, announced that John T. Cozart, CLU, ChFC, AEP, founder of Cozart Farrell Financial Group and registered representative with Lincoln Financial Securities Corp. (LFS), has received Lincoln’s prestigious American Award. The award acknowledges financial services professionals who best demonstrate a combination of business performance excellence, outstanding community service and commitment to family.

"During his 45 years with our company, John has demonstrated a commitment to helping clients reach their financial goals while never missing a community service obligation or family dinner," said Stafford Moser, Head of LFN’s General Agency distribution channel. "He is a role model for work-life balance and community contribution, and a shining example of personal and professional success."

Cozart began his career in financial services in 1972, after serving as a United States Army Signal Officer and serving a tour in Vietnam, for which he earned a Bronze Star. He founded Cozart Farrell Financial Group in 2000, an insurance and investment planning firm in Houston, TX. Through his registration with LFS, he provides financial planning services in the areas of estate planning, business succession, retirement planning, with a focus on securing the financial well-being of his clients. Cozart’s success has earned him recognition as a member of several elite groups within Lincoln including Premier Partners, Sustaining Partner and Pinnacle Premier Partner. He has qualified for convention for 43 consecutive years and is a perennial MDRT qualifier.

An active member of the community, Cozart is a member of his alma mater’s University of Houston Cougar Club, as well as his church where he has served on the hospitality committee for over 25 years. Cozart also served on the Woodlands Water Board for over 30 years. He resides in Houston with his wife Kathy Mason, and has two children and four grandchildren.


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