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WHYY ELECTS PRISCILLA S. BROWN AS BOARD MEMBER
Priscilla S. Brown, vice president and director of Investor Relations and Strategic Communications for Lincoln Financial Group, has been elected to a two-year term on the Board Of Directors of WHYY Inc., the prime public broadcasting station serving Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.
"Priscilla Brown is an outstanding addition to our board," said WHYY Board Chairman Molly Dickinson Shepard. "Her 22 years of financial experience will serve as an invaluable resource as WHYY continues to grow as a content provider for the community."
Brown is responsible for the management of broad-based strategic communications for Lincoln Financial Group and serves as a resource for the company's constituents.
Prior to joining Lincoln Financial Group, she worked for Lincoln Financial Advisors (LFA), Lincoln's retail broker/dealer and financial planning firm. Brown was chairwoman of and established Lincoln's first family of open-ended mutual funds. The complex included nine asset classes and four classes of shares, designed for both institutions and individuals. She also managed the planning and sales support area of LFA. Following the acquisition of CIGNA's life business, Brown managed the integration of the CIGNA Financial Advisors and LFA distribution businesses.
Prior to joining LFA, Brown worked for the investment management division of Lincoln. She established that division's first profit center, aimed at providing investment advisory and asset-liability management services for other insurance companies.
Brown also served six years each at The Equitable Life Assurance Society and Paine Webber in various marketing, sales and sales management roles.
Brown began her career in electronic news working as intern, reporter and producer for KQED, the PBS affiliate in San Francisco and WMAQ, the NBC affiliate in Chicago.
WHYY, Inc. is a Pennsylvania not-for-profit corporation, which operates public broadcasting stations WHYY-TV12 and 91FM as well as www.whyy.org.