McGirr Tapped for Lincoln IRA Position

December 3, 2008 ( - Lincoln Financial Group has announced that Tom McGirr has joined the company as Head of IRA Strategies, Retirement Solutions.

Lincoln said in a news release that McGirr will build a team to develop a plan to address the accumulation and post-accumulation phases of retirement savings.

In this newly created position, McGirr will be responsible for helping provide clients “with value-added resources that will enable them to proactively shift assets and redirect them to IRAs.”

Based in Radnor, Pennsylvania, outside Philadelphia, McGirr will report to Diane McCarthy, Head of Product, Distribution, and Funds Strategy, Retirement Solutions.

Prior to his role at Lincoln Financial, McGirr served as Vice President of Retirement Products for Fidelity’s Retail division. In this role, he was responsible for revamping Fidelity’s IRA Rollover Service Model.

“The IRA roll over market is poised for significant growth and people will be looking for specialists who can give them a plan to manage their assets so that they can enjoy their retirement,” said McCarthy, in the news release.