Lincoln Financial Advisors has announced that Brett Collins, who serves as managing principal of the Carolina regional planning office, has been given the additional responsibility of developing the firm's offices in and around Nashville.

Mr Collins will be responsible for recruiting, coaching and developing Lincoln-affiliated financial planners throughout the Nashville metropolitan area. Prior to joining Lincoln in 2004, Mr Collins served in several positions at AXA Advisors.

David Berkowitz, senior vice president and head of Lincoln Financial Advisors, said: As we’ve done throughout the country, Lincoln Financial Advisors is expanding in Tennessee to accommodate the increasing retirement income distribution and planning needs of the investing public.