Lincoln Financial Network, the retail distribution division of Lincoln Financial Group, has appointed Jason Nicoloff as its new advisor recruitment team as field recruitment director.

Nicoloff will be responsible for overseeing the recruitment of qualified financial representatives in the Cleveland, Columbus and Akron, Ohio, areas as well as Indiana.

In his new role, Nicoloff will report to John DiMonda, managing director for the defined metro New York/New Jersey and North Central Ohio regions.

Nicoloff has nearly a decade of sales and management experience in the financial services industry.

Prior to joining LFN, he was an investment consultant for TIAA-CREF in Indiana , where he focused on growing defined and supplemental plan assets, as well as individual money management services.

DiMonda said Jason will be directly responsible for developing a stronger presence in this important marketplace for Lincoln Financial Advisors, which is also home to the National Planning Center.