Lincoln Financial Group’s Sharon Scanlon Receives 2022 Women Worth Watching Recognition from Profiles in Diversity Journal

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Award is given annually to high-performing women who exemplify leadership, achievement and innovation.

RADNOR, Pa., October 03, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) announced today that Sharon Scanlon, senior vice president, Customer Experience and Transformation, Producer Solutions and Retirement Plan Services Operations, has been recognized by Profiles in Diversity Journal on its 2022 Women Worth Watching list.

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Sharon Scanlon, senior vice president, Customer Experience and Transformation, Producer Solutions and Retirement Plan Services Operations, Lincoln Financial Group (Photo: Business Wire)

The prestigious award recognizes dynamic women who have made significant contributions to their industry and exhibit excellence in the workplace and the marketplace. Scanlon was recognized for her outstanding leadership acumen and transformational approach to enhancing the customer experience.

"Sharon has been a driving force for innovation as we deliver a superior customer experience and differentiated service model for our clients," said James Reid, executive vice president, President of Workplace Solutions at Lincoln Financial Group. "Her passion for our industry and advocacy for women in the workplace is truly inspiring, and we are thrilled that Profiles in Diversity Journal has recognized Sharon with this honor."

Scanlon joined Lincoln in 2010 and has more than 30 years of financial services and employee benefits experience. She serves as the Chief Marketing Officer for Workplace Solutions, which encompasses two of Lincoln Financial Group’s core businesses — Retirement Plan Services and Group Benefits. In addition, Scanlon oversees customer experience at Lincoln Financial for Life Insurance, Annuity and Producer Solutions, and leads the operational teams that support producer onboarding, licensing, appointment, compensation and selling agreements for Life and Annuity, as well as the operational team supporting Retirement Plan Services. She is a member of Digital 50 – an invitation-only forum of senior executives driving business transformation through digital strategy – and serves on the Secure Retirement Institute Board of Directors.

Profiles in Diversity Journal’s Fall 2022 Issue celebrates the achievements and personalities of 85 women nominated by their colleagues, peers and mentors. These women join more than 2,000 previous award recipients as outstanding examples of leaders who demonstrate talent, courage, persistence, commitment and generosity of spirit. This is the 11th time in the past 10 years that a Lincoln Financial executive has been recognized by Profiles in Diversity Journal in various forms.

About Lincoln Financial Group

Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help people take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, approximately 16 million customers trust our retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise to help address their lifestyle, savings and income goals, and guard against long-term care expenses. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $279 billion in end-of-period account values as of June 30, 2022. Lincoln Financial Group is a committed corporate citizen included on major sustainability indices including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America and FTSE4Good and ranks among Newsweek’s Most Responsible Companies. Dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion, we are included on transparency benchmarking tools such as the Corporate Equality Index, the Disability Equality Index and the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index. Committed to providing our employees with flexible work arrangements, we were named to FlexJobs’ list of the Top 100 Companies to Watch for Remote Jobs in 2022. With a long and rich legacy of acting ethically, telling the truth and speaking up for what is right, Lincoln was recognized as one of Ethisphere’s 2022 World’s Most Ethical Companies®. Learn more at: Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Sign up for email alerts at


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