ANNAPOLIS, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Elizabeth Liechty, senior partner and founder of Charter Financial Group, Inc., in Millersville, Md. and registered representative of Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp., was the recipient of the 2014 National Underwriters Life & Health (NUL) Industry Elite Award for Community Outreach. The award recognizes the best effort by an industry professional or organization to give back to the community at large.
Liechty provides advisory services to a clientele comprised of Fortune 500 executives, those receiving pro bono services, as well as hospice patients and their families. Liechty serves as volunteer, member, and chair of the Foundation Board of Directors for Hospice of the Chesapeake, a nonprofit organization located in Anne Arundel and Prince George’s Counties which provides physical, psycho-social, and spiritual support services to individuals and families affected by advanced illness. Additionally, she is chair of the audit committee for the Middle East Investment Initiative, a non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C. that delivers assistance programs that are designed to stimulate economic activity and job creation in the Middle East and North Africa.
Liechty participates in several organizations within Lincoln Financial Advisors that benefit both her peers and clients including Lincoln Financial Advisor’s Resource Group, Lincoln’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee, and Lincoln’s WISE Group (Women Inspiring, Supporting, Educating), which aims to provide support for female advisors within the firm and female clients in their pursuit of knowledge and services within the financial planning industry. Liechty also volunteers her time to coach other financial planners around LGBT issues.
“I give my time to all of these causes because I firmly believe that we all have a sole purpose on Earth – to serve others,” said Liechty, who currently resides in Annapolis, Md. “All of the organizations that I dedicate my time to are doing amazing work and forever changing the lives of those they serve.”
In addition to the NUL Industry Elite Award, Liechty was recently named one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women by the Daily Record.
About Elizabeth A. Liechty
Elizabeth Liechty has been in the financial services industry for 15 years. In 2006, she founded Charter Financial Group, a private financial planning services firm in Millersville, Md. Liechty received a bachelor of science degree from Indiana University in 1987. She has earned the Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®), Certified Life Underwriter (CLU®), and Accredited Domestic Partnership Advisor (ADPA®) designations. She holds FINRA series 7, 63 and 65 registrations and is a registered representative and investment advisor representative of Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp, a broker-dealer (member SIPC) and registered investment advisor. Charter Financial Group is not an affiliate of Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp.
About Lincoln Financial Advisors
Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp. is a member of Lincoln Financial Group, the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation and its affiliates. Through its affiliated companies, Lincoln Financial Group (headquartered in the Philadelphia region) offers: annuities; life, group life and disability insurance; 401(k) and 403(b) plans; savings plans; mutual funds; managed accounts; institutional investments; 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.