RADNOR, Pa. May 12, 2021 -- Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) announced that Tim Seifert, Senior Vice President, has been named Head of Retirement Solutions Distribution for Lincoln Financial Distributors (LFD). He reports to John Kennedy, Executive Vice President and President of Lincoln Financial Distributors. In this role, Seifert will lead the distribution for Lincoln’s Annuities and Small Market Retirement Plan Services business, as well as the training and professional development efforts across all of LFD. Mr. Seifert’s appointment highlights Lincoln’s ongoing commitment to distribution excellence in the marketplace.
Seifert was previously Head of Annuity Sales for LFD, where he also led training and sales development for Lincoln’s Annuities and Small Market Retirement Plan Services business. He focused on fostering consultative partnerships between wholesalers and financial professionals as they worked with clients to help solidify their financial futures and build portfolios based on their specific needs in retirement. Tim joined Lincoln in 2014 to lead Small Market sales for the Retirement Plan Services business.
“Since joining Lincoln more than six years ago, Tim has helped transform our Annuity and Small Market sales organizations and became an integral member of our senior leadership team. His passion for this business, deep industry experience and proven track record of success has positioned him well for this new role,” says Kennedy. “Under his direction, Lincoln will continue to lead the industry in the distribution of innovative products that provide financial professionals and strategic partners with the solutions they need to help clients secure their financial futures.”
Seifert has more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. Earlier in his career, he spent 23 years at PLANCO Financial Services Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Hartford. After that, he held senior sales leadership roles at RS Investments and Prudential.
Seifert is a graduate of Elizabethtown College and holds FINRA Series 6, 26, 51 and 63 registrations, as well as his Pennsylvania Life Insurance license. He is a guest lecturer on the topics of “Traits of the Great” and leadership at Villanova University, Temple University and Elizabethtown College, and recently joined the Forbes/SHOOK Leadership Advisory Board.
Lincoln Financial Distributors is recognized for its strength as a distribution franchise, marked by having one of the largest bases of active advisors in the industry at nearly 90,000 strong.
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, more than 17 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 $311 billion in end-of-period account values as of March 31, 2021. Lincoln Financial Group is a committed corporate citizen included on major sustainability indices including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America and FTSE4Good. Dedicated to diversity and inclusion, we earned perfect 100 percent scores on the Corporate Equality Index and the Disability Equality Index, and rank among Forbes’ Best Large Employers and Best Employers for Women, and Newsweek’s Most Responsible Companies. Learn more at: www.LincolnFinancial.com. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Sign up for email alerts at http://newsroom.lfg.com.