RADNOR, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) today announced its Group Protection business is expanding its presence in the Atlanta area to accommodate growth and enhance the service it provides to customers and brokers.
Lincoln has selected RiverEdge Summit as the new facility, which will open in the spring of 2016. The new location will house a variety of positions for Lincoln’s Group Protection business, and will ultimately develop into a robust complement to the business’ existing site in Omaha, NE. Lincoln expects to hire a significant number of new staff across all of its Group Protection business functions to support its growth. Currently, there are more than 2,000 Lincoln Group Protection employees, with approximately 200 employees in Atlanta. The Atlanta number is expected to grow substantially over the next three to five years. Existing Lincoln Group Protection staff in Atlanta will relocate to the new location.
“Lincoln is pleased to acquire this new space,” said Dick Mucci, President of Lincoln’s Group Protection business. “It’s convenient for existing staff – and we believe will be very attractive to potential candidates we hope to recruit to increase our presence in the Atlanta area. We will build on the core capabilities already delivered by our Atlanta team, and will enjoy leveraging the diverse Atlanta talent pool.” Additionally, the location will serve to enhance business resiliency. Mucci added that new jobs will be posted over the course of the next several months. Individuals who are interested in applying for the new roles should visit the “Careers” section of the Lincoln Financial Group website at www.lincolnfinancial.com.
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 $223 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2015. Learn more at: www.LincolnFinancial.com. Find us on Facebook, Twitter (@lincolnfingroup), LinkedIn and YouTube. To sign up for email alerts, please visit our Newsroom at http://newsroom.lfg.com.