Beacon Group Adds VP of Retirement Sales

Mark Schatzel joins the firm from Lincoln Financial.
The Beacon Group of Companies has hired Mark Schatzel as vice president of retirement sales, a role in which he will help business owners and executive staff improve their retirement plans.

Schatzel was previously a wholesaler at Lincoln Financial and The Standard, where he specialized in enhancing small-business retirement plans. Before that, he worked at Vanguard for nearly 10 years as a retirement plan consultant.

He holds Series 6, 7 and 63 securities licenses; an Annuity, Life, Health and Accident Insurance License; the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor designation from the College for Financial Planning; and the Accredited Investment Fiduciary certification. He graduated summa cum laude from Immaculata University with a degree in financial management.