Lincoln Expands Retirement Solutions Sales Team

December 11, 2012 ( John McKeehan and Reed Steinmann have joined Lincoln Financial Group as sales directors for the Institutional Retirement Solutions Distribution (IRSD) team.

The IRSD team focuses on selling Lincoln’s full service retirement plan services offerings for corporate and nonprofit/tax exempt plan sponsors. McKeehan and Steinmann report to Michael Hall, IRSD national sales director. McKeehan supports the Southwestern region of the country and Steinmann covers the Midwestern region.  

McKeehan has more than 17 years of financial services industry experience. Prior to joining Lincoln, he was regional 401(k) director at Putnam Investments. Throughout his career, he served in various retirement plan services roles with National Retirement Partners, Monarch Capital Management, Smith Barney and Morgan Stanley. McKeehan attended the University of Southern California and the Wharton School of Business. He also holds FINRA Series 63, 65, 7, 9 and 10 licenses.  

Steinmann has more than seven years of industry experience and comes to Lincoln from DWS Investments where he was a retirement consultant specializing in defined contribution and investment only solutions. He was also a financial adviser at Ameriprise Financial. Steinmann has a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Illinois, Urbana/Champaign. He also holds FINRA series 3, 7 and 66 licenses and has a Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist designation.