Tim Gilleylen Joins Lincoln Financial Advisors to Lead Detroit, Cincinnati Presence

Dec 08, 2010, 11:59 ET from Lincoln Financial Network

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lincoln Financial Network, the retail distribution division of Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC), announced today that Tim Gilleylen has been named Managing Director of the Mid-America Region and will be based out of Detroit, Mich.

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Gilleylen, who joined the company in November, is responsible for recruiting, coaching and developing Lincoln Financial Network-affiliated financial planners in and around the Detroit and Cincinnati areas. He is a 19-year industry veteran.

"Tim is savvy , strategic and creative – three traits which will serve him well as he helps Lincoln grow and develop its base of high quality financial planners," said David Berkowitz, Senior Vice President of Lincoln Financial Advisors.

Prior to joining Lincoln Financial Advisors, Gilleylen spent more than 19 years with Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, in a variety of leadership positions, and recently serving as Complex Business Development Officer. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics/political science from Michigan State University and holds his Series 7, 8, 63, 65 and 3.

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 7,800 representatives, career 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 $150 billion as of September 30, 2010. Through its affiliated companies, Lincoln Financial Group offers: annuities; life, group life and disability 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.

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