PHILADELPHIA, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincoln Financial Network, the retail distribution division of Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC), today announced that Jason D. Nicoloff has joined its Advisor Recruitment team as field recruitment director.
In his new role, Nicoloff will report to John DiMonda, managing director for the Defined Metro New York/New Jersey and North Central Ohio regions. Nicoloff will be responsible for overseeing the recruitment of qualified financial representatives in the Cleveland, Columbus and Akron, Ohio, areas as well as Fort Wayne, Ind.
"Jason has a tremendous knack for interpersonal skills and brings with him a proven track record of recruiting and training financial services professionals. We're excited to have him join Lincoln as we continue to cultivate our base of quality financial planners and advisors," said Chris Flint, head of Advisor Recruitment.
"I am excited to have Jason join our team in the North Central Ohio region," said DiMonda. "Jason will be directly responsible for developing a stronger presence in this important marketplace for Lincoln Financial Advisors, which is also home to our National Planning Center."
Nicoloff has nearly a decade of sales and management experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining LFN, he was an investment consultant for TIAA-CREF in West Lafayette, Ind., where he focused on growing defined and supplemental plan assets, as well as individual money management services. Throughout his career he has worked at Allstate Financial Distributors, LLC, in Chicago, Hillyard Lyons in Lafayette, Ind., and Fifth Third Securities in Indianapolis.
He received a bachelor of science degree in economics from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., and holds FINRA registrations 7, 24, 63 and 66.
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 $157 billion as of December 31, 2010. Through its affiliated companies, Lincoln Financial Group offers: annuities; life, group life and disability income insurance; 401(k) and 403(b) plans; retirement 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.