Primary area of expertise is developing key concepts and strategies for the high net worth market.
Main platform speaker at the annual conference of the International Association of Financial Planning, the Allied Jewish Federation’s Annual Estate Planning Forum, GAMA International’s LAMP meeting, NAIFA and numerous technical and internal Lincoln business management sessions.
Donna L. Rowan, J.D.*, LL.M., CLU®, CHFC®
National Design/Advanced Planning Attorney
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.
Bachelor of Arts degree in English from State University of New York at Buffalo; J.D. from Western New England College School of Law; LL.M. (Taxation) from Boston University School of Law.
*Licensed, not practicing.
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.
Member of the CFA institute, CAIA Association, Baltimore Security Analysts Society and Financial Planning Association.
Robert E. Appel, J.D.*, LL.M., MBA
Second Vice President of National Design/Advanced Planning
Member of the American and Connecticut Bar Associations.
Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance from Central Connecticut State University; J.D. degree from the University of Bridgeport School of Law; M.B.A. (Finance) degree from the University of Connecticut; and LL.M. (Taxation) degree from Boston University School of Law.
Timothy S. Johnson, J.D.*, CRPC
Chief Investment Strategist
Areas of expertise include fixed-income, equity allocations, alternative investments and affluent wealth management.
BA in Political Science from Lipscomb University in 1981 and graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Law. Holds a Series 7 registration.
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