Ellen G. Cooper

Lincoln National Corporation

Ellen G. Cooper is President and CEO of Lincoln Financial Group and serves as a director on the Lincoln National Corporation Board. She is also President and a board member of the principal insurance subsidiaries of Lincoln Financial Group. Prior to her current role, Ellen was executive vice president, chief investment officer, and head of the enterprise risk and annuity solutions at Lincoln. She joined the organization in 2012 and was instrumental in developing and executing Lincoln’s general and separate account investment strategy, overseeing more than $300 billion in assets, and managing the company’s industry-leading hedge program. Earlier in her career, she held leadership roles at Goldman Sachs, AEGON US, Ernst & Young and Tillinghast. Ellen currently serves on the American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI) board. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Actuarial Science from Temple University.

Year appointed: 2022

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