LFD, the wholesale distribution subsidiary of Lincoln Financial Group, hired Greg Hodges, Bryan Hissong, and John Byrne. All three will report to Aaron Moore, National Sales Director of Lincoln’s IRSD team.
Hodges’ territory will include Northern California, Washington, Alaska, Oregon, Utah, Colorado, Montana, Idaho, and Northern Nevada. Hissong will cover Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, and Louisiana. Byrne will be responsible for Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Chicago, Illinois.
Hodges has nearly 20 years of retirement sales experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining LFD, he was Vice President of Sales with Diversified Investment Advisors. He has also served in other retirement sales capacities with Great-West Retirement Services, New York Life Investment Management, ICMA Retirement Corporation, Fidelity Investments, and Wells Fargo.He received a B.A. in management and organizational leadership from George Fox University.
Hissong has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining LFD, he was Vice President of Pension Sales for Prudential Financial, where he was responsible for the sale of full-service defined contribution, defined benefit, and nonqualified plans through advisers and consultants. He was ranked by the company as #1 in adviser-sold sales for 2009 and 2010. He has also worked at Massachusetts Financial Services, AIM Investment Management, and American United Life. He received a B.S. from Kansas State University.
Byrne has 15 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining LFD, Byrne was Vice President of Retirement Plan Sales for Prudential Retirement, where he was responsible for the sale of defined contribution and defined benefit plans through intermediaries to health care, non-profit, government, and Taft Hartley organizations. He has also held a variety of sales roles at Nationwide Retirement Solutions.He received a B.S. in family financial management from Ohio State University.