PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lincoln Financial Network (LFN), the retail wealth management affiliate of Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC), today announced its 2015 Advisors of the Year, awarded annually to the leading financial advisors among thousands affiliated with Lincoln Financial Securities Corp., one of two broker-dealers within LFN. This year’s award winners are Joseph Biloon, CFP®, AEP®, of Financial House in Centreville, Del. and Mark Rychel, CFP®, of BCR Financial Services in Pittsburgh, Pa.
“Joe and Mark have demonstrated a strong commitment and single-minded focus on serving their clients throughout their many years with our organization,” said Stafford Moser, SVP, head of General Agency Distribution Channel and Lincoln Financial Securities.
“Their tireless dedication is what has earned them this prestigious award, and I very proud of their many accomplishments,” added Tom Eusebio, SVP, head of Agency Building General Agents Distribution Channel and Lincoln Financial Securities.
Biloon, partner at The Financial House and registered representative of Lincoln Financial Securities, has been named Advisor of the Year for the first time this year.
With over 15 years in the financial services industry, Biloon specializes in retirement cash flow and asset allocation strategies. He is a member of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), an elite world-wide organization, having qualified for Top of the Table status each year since 2013. He is a member of the Estate Planning Council of Delaware, Inc. and the Society of Financial Service Professionals.
Biloon received a bachelor of science in operations management from the University of Delaware in Newark, Del. He holds the professional designations of CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (CFP®) and Accredited Estate Planner (AEP®). Biloon’s office is located at 5818 Kennett Pike, Centreville, Del.
Rychel, founding partner of BCR Financial Services and registered representative of Lincoln Financial Securities, has been named Advisor of the Year for the second time, first recognized in 2014.
Rychel has been in the financial services industry for 20 years. Prior to founding BCR Financial Services in 1997, Rychel served as an advisor for American Express Financial Advisors in Pittsburgh, Pa. Early in his career, he worked on institutional accounts for Merrill Lynch International in London.
Rychel earned a bachelor of science degree in financial management and an auxiliary major in economics from Grove City College in Grove City, Pa. Rychel holds the professional designation of CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) and has successfully completed FINRA sponsored series 4, 7, 24, 63, and 65 examinations. Rychel’s office is located at 2000 Corporate Drive, Suite 350, Wexford, Pa.
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 Corporation, both members of FINRA and SIPC. Consisting of approximately 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.