17 June 2011

Lincoln Financial Distributors (LFD), the wholesale distribution subsidiary of Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC), today announced that Kelly Bush has joined the firm as regional sales director with the Institutional Retirement Solutions Distribution (IRSD) team.

In this role, reporting to Aaron Moore, national sales director of Lincoln’s Institutional Retirement Solutions team, Bush is responsible for selling Lincoln’s defined contribution, open-architecture solution, the Lincoln Alliance Program, to financial representatives throughout Southern California, Arizona and Nevada.

Prior to joining LFD, Bush was a regional vice president for Pentegra Retirement Services from 2009 to 2011. Throughout his career, he has served in a range of sales positions with The Standard Co., ICMA-RC and Nationwide Retirement Solutions.

Bush has more than 14 years of experience in financial services and insurance. He earned a master’s degree in business administration and management from Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale-Davie, FL, in 2008; and, a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Franklin University, Columbus, OH in 1992. He holds licenses for Life, Health and Variable Annuities in California, as well as FINRA Series 7, 26, 63 and 65.

He is based in Orange County, California.

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 $162 billion as of March 31, 2011. 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.


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