PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincoln Financial Network (LFN), the retail distribution division of Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC), announced that Christopher Flint, Senior Vice President, Head of Advisor & Acquisition Strategies for LFN, has been appointed President of Lincoln Financial Securities Corporation (LFS).
In his new role, Flint is responsible for the overall management of the LFS Channel and will work closely with field office management to help market and grow their businesses. He will also continue to manage the recruiting process throughout LFN. Flint reports directly to David Berkowitz, President of Lincoln Financial Network.
"Chris has been a major asset for our organization over the past six years, building an extremely effective and efficient business," said Berkowitz. "I am confident in his leadership and certain he will continue to enhance our value for LFN advisors and the clients they serve."
Prior to joining Lincoln in 2006, Flint served as Senior Vice President of Branch Office Development for Securities America Inc. and Managing Principal of Securities America Wealth Management Group, responsible for identifying and developing growth strategies for the firm. Flint began his career at Securities America Inc. in 1996, serving in various roles including securities trader, technology product manager, technology recruiter, branch office consultant, and technology practice management consultant.
Flint has earned a Bachelor's of Science from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, as well as a Master of Business Administration and Master of Information Systems from Creighton University. He holds Securities Licenses Series 4, 7, 24, 53, 63, and 66 and the CRPC designation.
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 $168 billion as of June 30, 2012. 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.
SOURCE Lincoln Financial Group