A Few Members of Our National Team ROBERT E. APPEL, J.D.*, LL.M., MBA Second Vice President of National Design/Advanced Planning Member of the American and Connecticut Bar Associations Read more RICH E. AUSTIN, J.D.*, LLM, CRPC Director of Financial Advisory Services Primary area of expertise: Advising high net worth clients, with an average net worth over $10 million dollars, on investment, estate, charitable, and business owner planning alternatives. Read more JOSEPH FLYNN, J.D.* Design Attorney Primary area of expertise: Advising Lincoln financial planners and their clients on a wide variety of estate planning and business succession issues with a particular emphasis on the family owned business. Read more BEN T. HUDDLE, CFP®, MBA, CRPC Director of Financial Advisory Services Areas of expertise: the development, training, and implementation of fee-based financial planning within the firm including the integration of the investment and comprehensive financial planning processes. Read more TIMOTHY S. JOHNSON, J.D.*, CRPC Chief Investment Strategist Areas of expertise include fixed-income, equity allocations, alternative investments and affluent wealth management. Read more RUSSELL G. JONES Executive Director, Private Wealth Services Primary area of expertise is developing key concepts and strategies for the high net worth market. Read more DIANNA PARKER, CFP® Director of Planning Primary area of expertise: Broad knowledge of complex estate planning, business succession planning and retirement planning concepts. Read more DOUGLAS B. RICHMOND Director, Private Wealth Services Primary area of expertise lies within the personal risk management area where he is able to deliver unique strategies and tactics supported by strong product selections. Read more DONNA L. ROWAN, J.D.*, LL.M., CLU®, CHFC® Assistant Vice President of National Design Expertise in the areas of personal and corporate income taxation, as well as estate, gift and trust taxation. Member of the Connecticut and American Bar Associations. Read more ROBERT A. STUDIN, J.D.*, CPA*, CFP®, CLU®, CRPC, ChFC® Executive Director, Financial Advisory Services Responsible for the delivery of wealth management and financial planning services on a national basis... Read more MARY T. YOUNG, ChFC®, CRPC, CFP® Director of Financial Advisory Services Areas of expertise: Helping to evolve Lincoln's national planning process; helping to enhance the proprietary financial software as well as the national plan template and sales themes... Read more NASSER ALI, CFA, CFP®, AAMS, CMFC, CRPC® Director of Financial Advisory Services Prior experience as a portfolio manager responsible for managing customized investment portfolios totaling close to $400 million. Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Maryland... Read more WILLIAM D. WRIGHT Director, Private Wealth Services Specializes in comprehensive estate and business succession planning for clients. He served as Managing Principal for the entire Northern New York Regional Planning Office... Read more We serve a sophisticated and financially savvy clientele, each unique in their own regard. It is our responsibility to exceed their expectations while meeting their needs with sound solutions.