08 August 2019

RADNOR, Pa. - Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) announced today that Erika McElroy, assistant vice president of life marketing, was recognized by LIMRA as a “Rising Star in Marketing and Communications.” The distinction honors 10 young professionals and up-and-coming leaders who are under 40 and demonstrate leadership and innovation in marketing and communications with LIMRA member companies.

“We are thrilled to see Erika recognized by the industry for her efforts in delivering some of our most successful and innovative marketing campaigns,” said Kathy Kavanaugh, senior vice president and chief marketing officer for Lincoln Financial Distributors. “Erika is a talented leader who collaborates closely with her peers and business partners to provide creative, strategic campaigns that engage our customers and enhance Lincoln’s position as a leader in the life insurance industry.”

LIMRA established the Rising Stars program in 2016 as part of its 100th Anniversary celebration. This year, LIMRA will recognize the industry’s best and brightest professionals under age 40 who demonstrate excellence in Distribution, Retirement, Marketing and Technology.

“Each of these winners is committed to understanding the ever-changing landscape of consumer engagement and delivering new and innovative customer experiences. They understand the importance of using an effective and engaging marketing and communications strategy to best position their company’s products and services with consumers,” said Lisa Tanen-La Fontaine, chief marketing officer, LIMRA. “We are excited to recognize these creative leaders and are looking forward to seeing how they will continue to innovate our industry and drive it forward.”

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 $260 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2019. 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, Lincoln was recognized by Forbes as one of the Best Large Employers, Best Employers for Diversity, and Best Employers for Women. Lincoln also earned perfect 100 percent scores on the Corporate Equality Index and the 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.


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