Lincoln Financial Adds Industry Veteran to Institutional Retirement Distribution Team Troy Fontenote Joins as Sales Director

RADNOR, Pa., July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincoln Financial Group's (NYSE: LNC) Retirement Plan Services business today announced that Troy Fontenote has joined as a Sales Director for the Institutional Retirement Distribution (IRD) team. Fontenote supports the Southcentral region of the country and is based in Houston, Texas. He reports to Michael Hall, IRD National Sales Director for Lincoln's Retirement Plan Services.

"Troy is a valuable addition to our institutional retirement sales team," says Hall. "With his extensive network and deep relationships from many years of experience in the retirement plan services industry, we are well positioned to continue strengthening our presence in key areas of the country."

Fontenote has more than 21 years of financial services industry experience. Prior to joining Lincoln, he was Director of Sales at Principal Financial Group, focused on marketing a suite of retirement plan solutions from micro plans to the institutional sector. Fontenote also held several related positions with other firms in the financial services industry throughout his career. He received his bachelor's degree in marketing from Lamar University and holds FINRA Series 7, 63, 65 and 24 licenses. Fontenote is also a Chartered Retirement Plan Specialist (CRPS).

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 $186 billion as of March 31, 2013. Through its affiliated companies, Lincoln Financial Group offers: annuities; life, group life, disability and dental insurance; employer-sponsored retirement 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.

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