Award recognizes high-achieving women in the science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) fields for their outstanding contributions, excellence in leadership and commitment to mentorship.
RADNOR, Pa. (BUSINESS WIRE), June 30, 2022 - Lincoln Financial Group announced today that Michelle DeCarlo, senior vice president and divisional chief information officer of IT for the company’s corporate functions, was named by Profiles in Diversity Journal to its 2022 “Women Worth Watching® in STEM” list.
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Each year, this esteemed award recognizes high-achieving women in the science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) fields for their outstanding contributions, excellence in leadership and commitment to mentorship. Along with their professional achievements, recipients are also focused on blazing the trail for other women who are pursuing successful careers in STEM. DeCarlo was recognized for her leadership acumen, commitment to transforming the way IT delivers business value through practices that promote customer-centricity and solutions that leverage technology, and passion for championing and mentoring women in technology.
“Michelle is an incredibly optimistic leader and an exceptional role model for future women in IT,” said Ken Solon, executive vice president, chief information officer and head of IT, Digital and Enterprise Services at Lincoln Financial Group. “She inspires our IT employees every day, encouraging them to think and act boldly to problem solve, drive innovation and challenge the status quo as they develop themselves, their professional relationships and build successful and fulfilling careers.”
DeCarlo was promoted to her current role in October 2021 and has more than 25 years of experience in IT development, quality engineering and Agile and DevOps, and held leadership positions at JPMorgan Chase and Capital One prior to joining Lincoln Financial in June of 2016. She is a graduate of Temple University’s Fox School of Business and Management and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in marketing management and a Master of Business Administration.
Profiles in Diversity Journal’s annual Women Worth Watching in STEM issue celebrates the achievements and personalities of 104 women nominated by their colleagues, peers and mentors. This year’s honorees join more than 2,000 previous award recipients as outstanding examples of leaders who demonstrate talent, courage, persistence, commitment and generosity of spirit. This is the ninth time in the past nine years that a Lincoln executive has been recognized by Profiles in Diversity Journal in various forms.
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, approximately 16 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 $308 billion in end-of-period account values as of March 31, 2022. Lincoln Financial Group is a committed corporate citizen included on major sustainability indices including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America and FTSE4Good and ranks among Newsweek’s Most Responsible Companies. Dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion, we are included on transparency benchmarking tools such as the Corporate Equality Index, the Disability Equality Index and the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index. Committed to providing our employees with flexible work arrangements, we were named to FlexJobs’ list of the Top 100 Companies to Watch for Remote Jobs in 2022. With a long and rich legacy of acting ethically, telling the truth and speaking up for what is right, Lincoln was recognized as one of Ethisphere’s 2022 World’s Most Ethical 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.
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Kerri Del Collo
Communications Consultant, IT