Kenneth Elder

Kenneth Elder

Vice President – Enterprise AML Officer - Lincoln Financial Group

Ken Elder joined Lincoln Financial Group in 1995 as a Corporate Auditor in the Internal Auditing Department. He was promoted to Senior Corporate Auditor in 1997, Manager of Compliance & Operational Auditing in 1998, and then Assistant Vice President of Compliance & Operational Auditing in 2001. In August 2003, Ken transferred to the Compliance Unit of the Legal Department to be the Assistant Vice President of Market Conduct Compliance, where he oversaw investigations into allegations of producer misconduct and coordinated state insurance department market conduct examinations. In January 2011, Ken joined Lincoln’s Enterprise Ethics & Compliance Department as the Assistant Vice President of AML, Fraud & Investigations and assumed responsibility for Lincoln’s anti-money laundering program, anti-fraud special investigations unit, identity theft prevention program, and market conduct monitoring. In March 2019, Ken was promoted to Vice President – Enterprise AML Officer.

Prior to joining Lincoln, Ken was employed as a staff accountant with Price Waterhouse LLP. Ken graduated from Wake Forest University with a BS in Accounting.  He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI). He also holds a FINRA General Securities Representative (Series 7) license and a FINRA General Securities Principal (Series 24) license.