Company’s Chief People, Place and Brand Officer Achieves Honor Considered to be Most Prestigious in Human Resources Field
19 November 2018
Congrats to the Fellows of National Academy of #HR (NAHR), including @lincolnfingroup’s own Lisa Buckingham! #NAHR

RADNOR, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lincoln Financial Group announced today that Chief People, Place and Brand Officer Lisa M. Buckingham was elected Fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources (NAHR), an honor considered the most prestigious in the field of human resources (HR). Fellows of the NAHR are widely known and recognized as leaders in the HR profession, have meritorious national or global reputations for shaping HR thinking and/or policy, and have demonstrated an unfailing commitment to success for both themselves and others in the profession.

“Lisa is a highly accomplished and talented leader who drives exceptional results for our company,” said Dennis R. Glass, president and CEO of Lincoln Financial Group. “She continues to transform our business and her profession with innovative thinking and a passion for success. We congratulate Lisa on this well-deserved recognition.”

Buckingham was inducted as part of the Class of 2018, the twenty-seventh class of Fellows. The achievement is very exclusive – since the NAHR was founded in 1992, only 172 individuals have been elected Fellows. Other inductees in her class included Anthony Nyberg, executive director, Riegel & Emory Human Resource Research Center; Diane Gherson, chief human resources officer, IBM Corporation; Dermot O’Brien, chief transformation officer, ADP; and Angela S. Lalor, senior vice president, Human Resources, Danaher Corporation.

Buckingham’s list of accolades includes being named the 2017 HR Executive of the Year by Human Resource Executive magazine, as well as one of the top 10 CHROs in a 2015 list published by Forbes, and a 2012 Pennsylvania Woman of the Year by the Pennsylvania Diversity Council.

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 $262 billion in assets under management as of September 30, 2018. 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 in 2018 and received a perfect score of 100 percent in 2018 on both the Corporate Equality Index and Disability Equality Index. Learn more at: Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Sign up for email alerts at



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