18 November 2021

RADNOR, Pa., November 10, 2021 – Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) is proud to celebrate Board Members Eric Johnson and Reginald “Reggie” Davis for their respective outstanding achievements, recognized in Savoy Magazine, one of the nation’s leading African American business and lifestyle publications. Savoy’s prestigious list—2021’s Most Influential Black Corporate Directors—showcases an elite representation of African American men and women who have been recognized for their executive and business leadership in national and global corporations. 

“It’s been an honor and a privilege to serve alongside both Eric and Reggie,” said Dr. William H. Cunningham, Chairman of the Lincoln National Corporation Board. “In addition to their tremendous accomplishments in business, they are each passionate and dedicated to supporting education and community. I cannot think of two individuals more deserving of this holistic and prestigious recognition.” 

Dennis R. Glass, President and CEO of Lincoln Financial Group said, “Eric and Reggie have each brought incredibly valuable insights, perspectives and guidance to the Lincoln National Board. Their expertise benefits our management team and ultimately our entire organization of more than 11,000 employees.”  

Eric Johnson joined the Lincoln National Corporation Board in 1998. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Baldwin Richardson Foods Company, a position he has held since 1997, and he also served as the company’s President from 1997 to 2020.  

Previously, Johnson was the Chief Executive Officer of Johnson Products Company and owner of Baldwin Ice Cream Co. Johnson received his Bachelor of Arts and Science degrees from Babson College, and has served on several boards including SUPERVALU INC., the Urban League of Rochester and serves on the board of trustees for Babson College. 

To view Johnson’s full biography on LincolnFinancial.com, click here. 

Reggie Davis joined the Lincoln National Corporation Board in 2019. He currently serves as Executive Vice President and President of banking of Flagstar Bank, and is responsible for commercial and industrial, middle market and warehouse lending, among other areas of responsibility. 

Previously, Davis served as Executive Vice President and head of business banking of SunTrust Bank, Inc., President of Royal Bank of Canada’s U.S. banking operations and held executive level positions at Wachovia Bank. Davis received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Morehouse College, and has served on several boards including Business Executives for National Security, Morehouse College Dean’s Advisory Board, Atlanta Chamber of Commerce and others. 

To view Davis’s full biography on LincolnFinancial.com, click here. 


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, more than 17 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 $322 billion in end-of-period account values as of September 30, 2021. Lincoln Financial Group is a committed corporate citizen included on major sustainability indices including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America and FTSE4Good. Dedicated to diversity and inclusion, we earned perfect 100 percent scores on the Corporate Equality Index and the Disability Equality Index, and rank among Newsweek’s Most Responsible 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


About Savoy magazine 

Savoy magazine is a quarterly, national publication covering the power, substance, and style of African American lifestyle. From business to news, sports to entertainment, design to technology, Savoy is a cultural catalyst that highlights timely topics and drives positive dialogue on and about Black culture.