Tannenbaum to Lead Metro New York/New Jersey Regional Planning Group
05 August 2013

Lincoln Financial Network (LFN), the retail private client business of Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC), today announced that Gene Tannenbaum has been appointed managing director of Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp. (LFA), with responsibility for leading the Metro New York/New Jersey Regional Planning Group.

Tannenbaum, 46, will manage the Long Island, New Jersey and New York regional planning offices responsible for recruiting and retaining advisors and driving sales growth and overall strategy execution for the region.

Based in Rye Brook, N.Y., Tannenbaum will report to John DiMonda, senior vice president, head of Lincoln Financial Advisors. "Having been in the financial services industry for more than 20 years, Gene is a recognized leader with a proven track record of surpassing business goals," said DiMonda. "I look forward to his many contributions to our team."

Tannenbaum joins Lincoln Financial Advisors from Woodbury Financial Services, where he served from 2005 to 2013 as a regional vice president, in Poughquag, N.Y., for the northeast region. While there, he grew his business to make it one of the firm’s fastest growing and top producing regions. Prior to joining Woodbury, Tannenbaum held the role of general agent with The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, in Garden City, N.Y. His agency was one of the top agencies within Guardian and earned numerous awards from GAMA (General Agent Managers Association) International, an association supporting the professional development of field leaders in the financial services industry. Prior to his tenure with Guardian, Tannenbaum held the role of field manager at Prudential Insurance and Prudential Financial Services from 1991 to 1999.

Tannenbaum attended Brooklyn College in Brooklyn, N.Y., where he majored in psychology. He holds FINRA registrations including series 7, 24, 63, along with Life and Health Insurance and Property and Casualty Insurance licenses.

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 8,000 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.

About Lincoln Financial Group

Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. With headquarters in the Philadelphia region, the companies of Lincoln Financial Group had assets under management of $189 billion as of June 30, 2013. Through its affiliated companies, Lincoln Financial Group offers: annuities; life, group life, disability and dental insurance; 401(k) and 403(b) plans; savings plans; and comprehensive financial planning and advisory services. For more information, including a copy of our most recent SEC reports containing our balance sheets, please visit www.LincolnFinancial.com.


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