PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lincoln Financial Network (LFN), the retail wealth management affiliate of Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC), announced the appointment of Scott Witeby as senior vice president and head of Finance for LFN, effective November 14. Witeby reports directly to David Berkowitz, president of LFN.
In his role, Witeby is responsible for LFN’s financial strategy and oversight of all finance and accounting activities.
“We are thrilled to welcome Scott to Lincoln Financial Network,” said Berkowitz. “He brings a breadth and depth of experience in wealth management that will further strengthen our leadership team, help deliver on our strategy for transformation and growth, and underscore our commitment to building a best-in-class wealth management firm for our advisors and their clients.”
Prior to joining Lincoln, Witeby spent the last 10 years at LPL Financial in San Diego, Calif., most recently serving as senior vice president, Financial Planning & Analysis, responsible for budgeting and forecasting, financial analysis and strategic planning, and financial reporting. Prior to his tenure with LPL Financial, Witeby spent six years at EY (formerly Ernst & Young).
Witeby holds a bachelor of science degree in Accounting and Finance from the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona.
About Lincoln Financial Network
Lincoln Financial Network (LFN), the marketing name for Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp. (LFA) and Lincoln Financial Securities Corp. (LFS), is the retail wealth management business of Lincoln Financial Group (LFG). Consisting of approximately 8,500 agents, representatives, and full-service financial planners throughout the United States, LFN professionals offer expertise through planning and advisory services, retirement services, life and long-term care solutions, annuities, investments, and trust services to affluent individuals, business owners and families. Affiliates are separately responsible for their own financial and contractual obligations.