PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lincoln Financial Advisors, part of the retail distribution division of Lincoln Financial Group, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide its members access to services provided by the nationwide network of Lincoln advisors.
Under the agreement, the more than 61,000 osteopathic physicians (D.O.s) represented by the American Osteopathic Association members have exclusive access to Lincoln Financial Advisors financial planners as well as the comprehensive, fee-based services they offer, including retirement income security planning, business continuation planning and wealth preservation.
"As business owners and professionals, doctors of osteopathic medicine face complex financial decisions daily. Having support from the right financial advisor can make a tremendous difference," said Jeffrey Concepcion, Senior Vice President of Market Access. "We're pleased and excited to be able to deliver our continued commitment to financial planning excellence to the association's membership."
The AOA is a member association representing more than 61,000 osteopathic physicians. The AOA serves as the primary certifying body for D.O.s, and is the accrediting agency for all osteopathic medical colleges and health care facilities.
"The AOA is pleased to provide its members with access to the variety of services offered by Lincoln Financial," said John B. Crosby, J.D., AOA executive director. "With more than a century of experience in financial advising, Lincoln Financial is more than capable of meeting the specialized needs of osteopathic physicians to ensure their practices can meet the needs of their patients."
The AOA's mission is to advance the philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine by promoting excellence in education, research, and the delivery of quality, cost-effective healthcare within a distinct, unified profession.
About Lincoln Financial Advisors
Lincoln Financial Advisors (LFA) is part of the retail distribution division of Lincoln Financial Group and includes Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp., a broker/dealer and registered investment advisor (member SIPC). Lincoln Financial Advisors professionals offer 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 Philadelphia, the companies of Lincoln Financial Group had assets under management of $251 billion as of September 30, 2007. Through its affiliated companies, Lincoln Financial Group offers: annuities; life, group life and disability insurance; 401(k) and 403(b) plans; savings plans; mutual funds; managed accounts; institutional investments; and comprehensive financial planning and advisory services. Affiliates also include: Delaware Investments, the marketing name for Delaware Management Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiaries; Lincoln Financial Media, which owns and operates three television stations, 18 radio stations, and the Lincoln Financial Sports production and syndication business; and Lincoln UK. For more information, including a copy of our most recent SEC reports containing our balance sheets, please visit http://www.lincolnfinancial.com.
About The American Osteopathic Association
The American Osteopathic Association proudly represents its professional family of more than 61,000 osteopathic physicians; promotes public health; encourages scientific research; serves as the primary certifying body for D.O.s; is the accrediting agency for osteopathic medical colleges; and has federal authority to accredit hospitals and other health care facilities. More information on D.O.s/osteopathic medicine can be found at http://www.osteopathic.org.
|SOURCE Lincoln Financial Group|
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