NU Online News Service, March 24, 2005, 4:07 p.m. EST

A Philadelphia insurer is elevating a financial executive.[@@]

The insurer, Lincoln National Corp., is promoting Duane Bernt to vice president and treasurer. Bernt has been the company’s vice president for corporate planning and development since 2002.

Bernt has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst professional designation.