Financial LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of LPL Financial Holdings announced John Lynch joined LPL as executive vice president and chief investment strategist.
“John’s addition to LPL is a tremendous asset to the firm,” said Burt White, managing director, investor and investment solutions, and chief investment officer, LPL Financial. “John is an industry expert who brings the value of research to life. With his expertise, we are looking forward to the continuation of objective research that helps our advisors manage and grow their practices.”
In his role, Lynch leads the LPL Investment Research team, which consists of 12 analysts. He is responsible for economic and market analysis, investment strategy, asset allocation, portfolio management and communicating with advisors, investors and the media.
Lynch has more than 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry. He joins LPL from Wells Fargo Private Bank, where he most recently served as senior vice president and chief investment officer for the Mid-Atlantic region. Prior to this, Lynch held roles that included chief equity strategist with Wells Fargo Asset Management, and chief market analyst for Wachovia and Evergreen Investments.
Lynch holds a Bachelor of Arts from Villanova University and an MBA in Finance from The College of William and Mary. He is FINRA Series 7, 24 and 66 licensed and is registered through LPL Financial.