26 July 2019

RADNOR, Pa. – Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) announced today that Amanda Pequignot, vice president, Strategic Business Management, Retirement Plan Services was recognized by LIMRA as a “Rising Star of Retirement Under 40.” This distinction honors young professionals who are not only adapting to the changes in the retirement industry, but who are successfully and creatively navigating these challenges to keep American workers financially optimistic and prepared for retirement.

“Amanda has her finger at the pulse of our industry, and her knowledge and unique insight are invaluable as we execute on our strategic initiatives and achieve success,” said Jamie Ohl, executive vice president, president of Retirement Plan Services, Lincoln Financial Group. “I am thrilled to see her recognized, as she represents the impressive caliber of talent we have here at Lincoln.”

LIMRA established the Rising Stars program in 2016 as part of its 100th Anniversary celebration to recognize the industry’s best and brightest professionals under age 40 who demonstrate excellence in the retirement industry. The contest recognizes 10 professionals under age 40 who demonstrate leadership and innovation, supporting distribution with LIMRA member companies.

“The leaders we chose for this year’s Rising Stars are transforming the retirement industry through their innovative thinking and their ability to adapt to changing marketplace. Their work is helping their companies better serve retirees and those preparing for retirement and support efforts to ensure all retirees achieve financial security throughout their lives,” said Alison Salka, senior vice president and director, LIMRA research. “We are proud to celebrate Amanda and recognize her and her peers’ success.”

About Lincoln Financial Group
Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help empower people 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 $253 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2019. Lincoln Financial Group is a committed corporate citizen included on major sustainability indices, including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America and FTSE4Good. Additionally, Lincoln is dedicated to upholding a diverse and inclusive organization and was recognized by Forbes as one of the Best Large Employers, Best Employers for Diversity, and Best Employers for Women, and received a perfect score of 100 percent on both the Corporate Equality Index and Disability Equality Index. Learn more at: www.LincolnFinancial.com. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Sign up for email alerts at http://newsroom.LFG.com.

About Retirement Plan Services
For more than 50 years, Lincoln Financial Group’s Retirement Plan Services (RPS) business has been helping savers boost their retirement readiness through employer-sponsored plans. Our retirement plans help employers recruit and retain top talent, while our combination of high-tech and high-touch service creates an engaging customer experience that drives positive outcomes. The RPS business helps people understand how steps they take today can help them get to and through retirement tomorrow. The business serves approximately 1.5 million participants through 21,000 plan sponsors with $72 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2019.

LIMRA, a worldwide research, consulting and professional development organization, is the trusted source of industry knowledge, helping more than 850 insurance and financial services companies in 64 countries. Visit LIMRA at www.limra.com.

Media contact:
Lucy MacNichol
Lincoln Financial Group
T: 484-583-2926