National Advisors National Advisors Nasser Ali, CFA, CAIA, CFP®, AAMS®, CMFC® Co-Chief Investment Officer of Lincoln Financial Advisors Nasser is a member of Lincoln's Investment Policy Committee and Manager Selection Committee. Prior to his employment with Lincoln Financial Advisors, Nasser worked for Legg Mason where he was a Portfolio Manager responsible for managing customized investment portfolios totaling close to $400 million. He also held various investment positions with the subsidiaries of Acacia Mutual Life Insurance, including an analyst position with Acacia's subsidiary, Calvert Funds.Nasser earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Maryland. Nasser earned the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) designation in 2000 and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification in 2004. He also earned his AAMS (Accredited Asset Management Specialist) and CMFC (Chartered Mutual Fund Consultant) certifications in 1998 and 1996, respectively.He is a member of the Association of Investment Management and Research and the Baltimore Security Analysts Society. Additionally, Nasser has published an article in the Encyclopedia of World Terrorism entitled "The Impact of 9/11 on the Global Economy." Tim Johnson, JD* Co-Chief Investment Officer of Lincoln Financial Advisors Timothy S. Johnson has proven and sought after expertise in the areas of fixed-income, equity allocations, alternative investments, as well as wealth management for affluent retirees. Tim's prior experience stems from specializing in debt, convertible and risk arbitrage analysis and trading. He also possesses solid knowledge in the area of municipal finance, arranging municipal and private-use bond issues related to arbitrage and investment strategies as they relate to bond issue proceeds.Tim holds his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Lipscomb University, he then proceeded on to law school at Vanderbilt University where he earned his J.D. in 1981. He currently holds his Series 7 license.