July 19, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Lincoln Financial Distributors (LFD), the wholesale distribution subsidiary of Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC), recently honored the late
Charles T. Smith III
with its "American Award" for his outstanding reputation in business and the greater community.
Smith was former owner and president of the Smith Companies, LTD., and founding member and two-time president of Capitas Financial.
The American Award acknowledges financial services professionals who combine business performance excellence, outstanding community service and commitment to family. The award was presented by Lincoln Financial Group Distribution President
is proud to honor
memory," said Fuller. "Those fortunate enough to have known and worked with Charlie recall not only his natural warmth and leadership, but also his innate desire to serve the greater community. We hope to keep his legacy alive through this recognition because it is a reflection of the value
places on helping others and symbolizes the highest standards of our industry," he added.
Smith was a member of the Association for Advanced Life Underwriting and the National Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies. In addition to his professional dedication, he was active in the
community, serving as Chairman of the Friends of Charlesgate, Back Bay Neighborhood Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to combating community deterioration. Smith also was an advocate of Crossroads for Kids, an organization committed to inspiring at-risk youth to become members of the next generation of diverse young leaders in
Smith passed away on
June 16, 2012
About Lincoln Financial Group
Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) and its affiliates. With headquarters in the
region, the companies of Lincoln Financial Group had assets under management of
March 31, 2013
. Through its affiliated companies, Lincoln Financial Group offers: annuities; life, group life, disability and dental insurance; employer-sponsored retirement plans; savings plans; and comprehensive financial planning and advisory services. For more information, including a copy of our most recent SEC reports containing our balance sheets, please visit
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