National Planning Team

Derek Ferriera, CFP®, LUTCF, AMTC, CLU®, REBC®, CFS

Prestige Planner

  • Area of expertise: Has worked on over a thousand cases and runs financial plans through multiple design sessions before the appropriate options are presented.
  • Graduated from Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo. Board Member of Society of Financial Service Professionals; Member of International Association for Financial Planning; Member of American Society of CLU/ChFC; and Board Member of The Resource Group within Lincoln Financial Advisors/Sagemark Consulting.

Ben T. Huddle, CFP®, M.B.A., CRPC®

Director of Financial Advisory Services

  • Areas of expertise: the development, training, and implementation of fee-based financial planning within the firm including the integration of the investment and comprehensive financial planning processes.
  • Master’s in Business Administration from The University of Houston, Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Management from Purdue University.

Derek Ferriera, CFP®, LUTCF, AMTC, CLU®, REBC®, CFS

Prestige Planner

  • Area of expertise: Has worked on over a thousand cases and runs financial plans through multiple design sessions before the appropriate options are presented.
  • Graduated from Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo. Board Member of Society of Financial Service Professionals; Member of International Association for Financial Planning; Member of American Society of CLU/ChFC; and former Board Member of The Resource Group within Lincoln Financial Advisors/Sagemark Consulting

*The Resource Group (TRG) is an invitation-only, nationwide network of the top 200 planners within Lincoln Financial Advisors.

Jane Johnson, CFP®

Director of Planning

  • Areas of expertise: Estate, retirement, investment, and business succession plans.
  • Bachelor of Arts degree from The College of William and Mary. Member of the Northeast Florida Estate Planning Council.

Timothy S. Johnson, J.D.*, CRPC®

Chief Investment Strategist

  • Areas of expertise include fixed-income, equity allocations, alternative investments and affluent wealth management.
  • BA in Political Science from Lipscomb University in 1981 and graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Law. Holds a Series 7 registration.

Russell G. Jones

Executive Director, Sagemark Consulting Private Wealth Services

  • Areas of expertise: Key concepts and strategies for the high net worth market.
  • St. Lawrence University. Main platform speaker at the annual conference of the International Association of Financial Planning, the Allied Jewish Federation’s Annual Estate Planning Forum, GAMA International’s LAMP meeting, and numerous technical and internal Lincoln business management sessions.

Henry G. Mautner, CLU®, ChFC®

Prestige Planner

  • Areas of expertise: Estate and business succession planning for highly affluent individuals.
  • Featured speaker on issues relating to multigenerational wealth transition.
  • Holds degrees from Miami University (Ohio) and Yale University.

Dianna Parker, CFP®

Director of Planning

  • Primary area of expertise: Broad knowledge of complex estate planning, business succession planning and retirement planning concepts. Frequently hosts a variety of nationally disseminated educational sessions focused on current tax law and financial planning strategies.
  • Summa cum laude, Master's degree graduate from Southern Methodist University.

Douglas B. Richmond

Director, Sagemark Consulting Private Wealth Services

  • Primary area of expertise lies within the personal risk management area where he is able to deliver unique strategies and tactics supported by strong product selections.
  • Experienced in developing relationships with property and casualty, private banking and stock brokerage representatives, as well as catering to the needs of business owners and individuals who want to address their wealth preservation and estate planning needs.

William D. Wright

Director, Sagemark Consulting Private Wealth Services

  • Specializes in comprehensive estate and business succession planning for clients. He served as Managing Principal for the entire Northern New York Regional Planning Office. He now works on developing advanced coaching and training concepts for financial planners in the high net worth marketplace.
  • Bachelors degree in Organizational Management from the State University of New York at Buffalo. As a Registered Securities Principal (RSP) Bill holds Series 6, 7, 63 and 24 security registrations.

Mary T. Young, CFP®, ChFC®, CRPC®

Director of Financial Advisory Services

  • Areas of expertise include high net worth estate distribution strategies, senior executive compensation, tax return analysis, and retirement planning.
  • Bachelor’s degree from The University of Connecticut and an Associate’s degree from Manchester Community College.