Kirk Buchanan brings more than 30 years of industry experience to the team

25 January 2021

RADNOR, Pa. (Jan. 25, 2021) — Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC), a leading provider of retirement savings plans, announced today that Kirk Buchanan is joining the Retirement Plan Services (RPS) distribution team as a vice president, reporting to Gregg Holgate, senior vice president and Head of Institutional Retirement Distribution.

“I am thrilled that Kirk has joined the Lincoln team, a team that is dedicated to making sure employers and their employees have access to retirement solutions that can help them achieve the retirement they envision,” said Holgate. “Not only does Kirk bring a wealth of retirement industry knowledge and experience, he understands the market, what clients need, and will do a fantastic job telling the Lincoln story.”

Buchanan joins following the launch of several new retirement products, including in-plan protected income with Lincoln PathBuilderSM after the passage of the SECURE Act, and Advisor Managed Accounts, which builds on Lincoln Financial’s suite of custom asset allocation products.

Dedicated to the Southern Central region (including Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas), Buchanan joins Lincoln Financial from MassMutual where he most recently held the position of Managing Director, Institutional Markets. He is based in Dallas, Texas, and is also a published author and artist. He holds Series 7, 63 and 65 FINRA registrations and is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF) by Fi360, A Broadridge company.

“Lincoln’s retirement business continues to grow as our high-touch model, enabled by a strong digital foundation and innovative products, drives industry-leading outcomes,” said Holgate. “Kirk’s experience and expertise will only accelerate our success in the marketplace.”

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 $281 billion in end-of-period account values as of September 30, 2020. 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 Forbes’ World’s Best Employers, Best Large Employers, Best Employers for Diversity, and Best Employers for Women, and Newsweek’s Most Responsible Companies. Learn more at: Follow us on FacebookTwitterLinkedIn, and Instagram. Sign up for email alerts at