Craig T. Beazer is Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Lincoln Financial Group.
In this role, Beazer oversees all activities for the legal, compliance, government relations and corporate secretary functions of the company, as well as provide strategic counsel to the CEO, senior management team and board of directors.
Previously, Beazer worked for Cleveland-based KeyBank as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. He joined the company in 2018 as Executive Vice President and Deputy General Counsel before being promoted into his current role earlier this year.
Prior to KeyBank, Beazer held senior legal positions with GE and GE Capital, Bank of America and BNY Mellon. He began his career in private practice.
Beazer is a member of the Society for Corporate Governance, for which he has been a panelist several times. Beazer was also a faculty member for The Knowledge Group and the Practicing Law Institute discussing trends and best practices in SEC reporting and compliance for ﬁnancial institutions.
Beazer earned his J.D. from New York University School of Law and a B.A. from Iona College.