Senior Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer Allison Green Johnson assumes leadership of the company’s Corporate Responsibility area and is appointed President of the Lincoln Financial Foundation

01 August 2022

RADNOR, Pa., August 1, 2022 – Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC) has appointed Allison Green Johnson, senior vice president, chief diversity officer, to assume leadership for the company’s Corporate Responsibility organization, including the Lincoln Financial Foundation, in addition to her current responsibilities leading the office of diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I).

In her expanded role as head of corporate responsibility and president of the Lincoln Financial Foundation, Green Johnson will provide strategic oversight for the company’s philanthropic efforts, and the Foundation’s mission to build stronger communities through nonprofit partnerships in financial wellness, education, and human services.

“Allison is an innovative and impactful leader, and I am thrilled to see the positive impact her leadership will have on the Lincoln Financial Foundation,” said Jen Warne, executive vice president, chief people officer, Lincoln Financial Group. “I have admired her commitment to our communities, which is showcased in our diversity, equity and inclusion strategy, and I am confident she will demonstrate the same commitment as she leads the charge in educating, advocating for and supporting our foundation efforts.”

In 2009, Green Johnson joined Lincoln as its chief diversity officer. In this role, she is responsible for diversity, equity and inclusion strategy and implementation, as well as leadership of employee engagement initiatives helping shape company culture.

Throughout her career, she has held leadership roles in business operations, management consulting, organizational development and design and talent management, and diversity-focused leadership positions of increasing responsibility at Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Vanguard, The Hay Group and State Farm. Green Johnson earned her B.A. degree in psychology at Spelman College, and her M.A. in counseling psychology at Howard University.

Green Johnson is currently involved with several Chief Diversity Officer roundtables, and a member of the World 50 Inclusion & Diversity Impact community, the i4cp Diversity Board of Directors, and Board Development Committee for Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania. She holds a B.A. in Psychology from Spelman College and a M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Howard University.


About Lincoln Financial Group

Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help people take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, approximately 16 million customers trust our retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise to help address their lifestyle, savings and income goals, and 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 $308 billion in end-of-period account values as of March 31, 2022. Lincoln Financial Group is a committed corporate citizen included on major sustainability indices including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America and FTSE4Good and ranks among Newsweek’s Most Responsible Companies. Dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion, we are included on transparency benchmarking tools such as the Corporate Equality Index, the Disability Equality Index and the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index. Committed to providing our employees with flexible work arrangements, we were named to FlexJobs’ list of the Top 100 Companies to Watch for Remote Jobs in 2022. With a long and rich legacy of acting ethically, telling the truth and speaking up for what is right, Lincoln was recognized as one of Ethisphere’s 2022 World’s Most Ethical Companies®. Learn more at: Follow us on FacebookTwitterLinkedIn, and Instagram. Sign up for email alerts at