30 September 2013

Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC) announced that Ronald Holinsky, 43, has joined the company as Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer, effective today. He joins Lincoln Financial from Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, where he served as Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, as well as the Chief Legal Officer for Janney’s asset management subsidiary, Janney Capital Management LLC.

In his new role, Holinsky will oversee a comprehensive company-wide compliance program, ensuring alignment across business unit compliance functions. He will report to James DelBello, senior vice president, Business Law and Compliance for Lincoln Financial Group, as well as Adam Ciongoli, executive vice president and general counsel.

"Ron has a rich regulatory compliance background that is focused on the financial services industry, in addition to a deep understanding of the many securities laws and regulations that affect our business," said DelBello. "His unique blend of expertise and strategic leadership will be an asset to our organization. He is a skilled attorney, and we look forward to his many contributions here at Lincoln."

Holinsky joins Lincoln with extensive experience in regulatory and legal affairs within the financial services industry. Prior to joining Janney in 2010, Holinsky served as Director & Associate General Counsel with Legg Mason, as well as Deputy General Counsel for Legg Mason’s brokerage subsidiary, Legg Mason Investor Services, LLC. He also practiced with K&L Gates LLP in Washington, D.C. and served as Senior Counsel with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Holinsky earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Finance from West Virginia University, and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Baltimore Law School. He holds his Series 7, 24 and 66 industry licenses and is a member of the Pennsylvania, Maryland and District of Columbia bars. He has also co-authored several presentations and articles, and served as a panelist at various industry workshops and conferences.

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 $189 billion as of June 30, 2013. Through its affiliated companies, Lincoln Financial Group offers: annuities; life, group life, disability and dental insurance; employer-sponsored retirement 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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