Two Industry Veterans Join Lincoln Financial’s Retirement Plan Services Institutional Retirement Distribution Team

Kasi Boyles and Jaron Havens bring more than 25 years of industry experience to sales team

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 11:45 am EDT

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RADNOR, Pa.

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NYSE:
LNC
"Employers, and talented folks like Kasi and Jaron, are voting with their feet to join Lincoln and will drive our continued growth."

RADNOR, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC), a leading provider of retirement savings plans, announced today that two industry veterans are joining the Retirement Plan Services (RPS) Institutional Retirement Distribution team. Kasi Boyles and Jaron Havens, both sales directors, report to Jayson West, Vice President, Institutional Retirement Distribution, RPS.

“I am thrilled that Kasi and Jaron are part of the Lincoln family,” said Gregg Holgate, Senior Vice President and Head of Institutional Retirement Distribution, RPS. “These talented individuals bring a wealth of retirement industry knowledge and sales experience to the team. They understand our market, what our potential clients need, and will do a great job telling the Lincoln story.”

Boyles joins Lincoln from Voya Financial, where she most recently held the position of Vice President of Institutional Clients. Earlier in her career, she held executive and sales positions with ING Financial Partners and Wachovia Securities. Boyles earned a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education from the University of South Florida and holds series 7, 24, 63 and 66 FINRA registrations. In her new role at Lincoln, Boyles will serve the Southeast region.

Havens is a ten-year Lincoln Financial veteran who most recently served as Assistant Vice President of Implementation for RPS. He first joined Lincoln in 2006 and has held numerous roles within RPS, including: Director of Operations Support Services, Internal Sales Manager and Director of Lincoln’s Retirement Specialist team. In his new role, Havens will serve the Midwest region. Havens earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Indiana Wesleyan University and holds series 6, 26 and 63 FINRA registrations.

“The RPS business continues to grow, because employers appreciate the outcomes we deliver for their employees,” said Holgate. “Employers, and talented folks like Kasi and Jaron, are voting with their feet to join Lincoln and will drive our continued growth.”

About Lincoln Financial Group

Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help empower people to 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, as well as to 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 $253 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2017. Lincoln Financial Group is a committed corporate citizen and was named one of the Forbes Best Employers for 2017, is a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America, and received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index. Learn more at: http://www.LincolnFinancial.com/. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram. Sign up for email alerts at http://newsroom.lfg.com/.

About Retirement Plan Services

For more than 50 years, Lincoln Financial Group’s Retirement Plan Services (RPS) business has been helping savers boost their retirement readiness through employer-sponsored plans. Our retirement plans help employers recruit and retain top talent, while our combination of high-tech and high-touch service creates an engaging customer experience that drives positive outcomes. The RPS business helps people understand how steps they take today can help them get to and through retirement tomorrow. The business serves approximately 1.5 million participants through 20,000 plan sponsors with $67 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2017.

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Brenda Haak
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