National Organization to Promote Women in Financial Sector at NYSE

On Tuesday, December 27, representatives from The Women in Insurance and Financial Services (WIFS) national and local New York City metro chapter, along with their partners at Lincoln Financial Group, visited the New York Stock Exchange.

WIFS celebrated 75 years of helping women succeed in the insurance and financial services fields. WIFS brings together a strong network of professional women and provides opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through education, leadership, networking, and lifelong friendships. Members of WIFS include insurance and investment professionals, managers, advisors, CPAs, attorneys, and other professionals associated with the financial services industry.

National President Karen Roberts was joined by NYC Metro Chapter President Jen McClellan and National Director Susan Combs to ring The Opening Bell.

About WIFS

WIFS is the ONLY national organization exclusively devoted to helping women succeed in both insurance and financial services. WIFS provides the support, networking and training for new and experienced professionals to develop personally and professionally. We contribute to the growth of our industry by providing resources and learning needed to attract, retain and advance women in today's competitive market (Source: www.wifs-nyc.com).

About Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC)

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 $153 billion as of September 30, 2011. 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).