Fifteen Lincoln Advisors Recognized for Success in Insurance and Financial Services
24 October 2016

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fifteen registered representatives of Lincoln Financial Network have qualified for Women in Insurance & Financial Services’ (WIFS) 2016 Circle of Excellence, a WIFS award program recognizing members who have achieved significant success in the insurance and financial services industry.

WIFS is an organization devoted to attracting, developing and advancing the careers of women in the financial services industry. All of the advisors who qualified are members of Lincoln’s WISE (Women Inspiring, Supporting, and Educating) Group, an organization designed to better support the unique needs of female financial advisors and clients.

“WIFS’ mission is closely aligned with that of WISE and this recognition is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our female advisors,” said Nicole Spinelli, director of The WISE Group. “We are very proud to have so many Lincoln Financial Network advisors included in this prestigious group.”

“Women are a leading force at Lincoln Financial Network, as demonstrated by this achievement and the many successes of The WISE Group,” said David Berkowitz, president of Lincoln Financial Network. “Diversifying our advisor population, and empowering our female clients, will continue to have a positive effect for our clients and for the industry overall.”

This year’s qualifiers from Lincoln Financial Network included two advisors at the Diamond level.

We applaud the following Circle of Excellence qualifiers:

  • Linda Corujo-Ramsey, CRPC©
  • Karen DeRose, CFP©, CRPC©
  • Betty Custer, CFP®, CRPC©
  • Cindy Deavel, CFP®
  • Regina Beatty, CFP®, CRPC©
  • Dawn Gordon, CRPC©
  • Anne Machesky
  • Stacey Spedden-Irrgang, CRPC®, LUTCF
  • Bridget Yeung, LUTCF
  • Judy Smith, CFP©, CRPC©
  • Sarah Cicero, CFP®
  • Dianna Parker, CFP®
  • Melanie Shanty, CFP©, CRPC©
  • Cheryl Hughes
  • Barbara Morse, CRPC®

About Lincoln Financial Network

Lincoln Financial Network is the marketing name for the retail sales and financial planning affiliates of Lincoln Financial Group and includes Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp. and Lincoln Financial Securities Corp., both members of FINRA and SIPC. Consisting of almost 8,500 representatives, agents, and full-service financial planners throughout the United States, Lincoln Financial Network professionals can offer financial planning and advisory services, retirement services, life products, annuities, investments, and trust services to affluent individuals, business owners, and families.


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