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Kevin M. Lynch

Kevin M. Lynch

MBA, CFP® (Emeritus), ChFC®, CLU®, RHU®, REBC®, CASL®, CAP®, CLF®, LUTCF®, FSS, RICP®

Faculty Member Kevin Lynch Landscape Photo

Assistant Professor, CFP® and ChFC®

Clark/Bardes Endowed Chair in Retirement Planning and Non-Qualified Deferred Compensation

Areas of Expertise:

Annuities, Disability Insurance, Employee Benefits, Financial Planning, Life Insurance Planning, Life Insurance Practices, Life Insurance Products, Long-Term Care Insurance and Planning, Practice Management, Property & Casualty Insurance

BS, The University of the State of New York
MBA, University of Central Oklahoma
Doctoral Candidate, Liberty University


Kevin M. Lynch is an Assistant Professor for CFP® and ChFC®, and the Clark/Bardes Endowed Chair in Retirement Planning and Non-Qualified Deferred Compensation at The American College of Financial Services. He also teaches insurance courses for The College’s Solomon S. Huebner School and advises students on the Retirement Income Certified Professional® (RICP®), CFP® Education program, and Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®) curricula.

Before joining The College, Lynch worked in the lending, insurance, and financial services professions. He was first licensed in Life Insurance in 1981 and P&C Insurance in 1984. In 1998, he built a "scratch" property & casualty agency, and continued as agency owner with Nationwide Insurance through 2004. From October 2004 through October 2005, Professor Lynch served The American College as Associate Vice President of Advancement. Most recently, he was affiliated with Thrivent Financial for Lutherans where he served as Financial Consultant and Regional Management Associate. In 2010, NAIFA recognized Lynch with the National Quality Award (NQA) for his dedication to the insurance industry and his clients.

Lynch earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from The University of the State of New York in Albany, NY, and he holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, OK. He currently is enrolled in Liberty University, completing requirements to earn his Doctor of Strategic Leadership Degree.


HS 300 Financial Planning: Process and Environment

HS 311 Fundamentals of Insurance Planning

HS 323 Individual Life Insurance

HS 324 Legal Aspects of Life Insurance

HS 326 Planning for Retirement Needs

HS 333 Personal Financial Planning: Comprehensive Case Analysis

HS 347 Contemporary Applications in Financial Planning

HS 353 Retirement Income Process, Strategies and Solutions

HS 354 Sources of Retirement Income

HS 355 Managing the Retirement Income Plan