Deals and People

Great-West Adds to Orange County Sales Team

By Rebecca Moore editors@plansponsor.com | August 29, 2012

August 29, 2012 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Great-West Retirement Services has appointed Glenn Cassidy as a regional sales director for the Orange County, California, market.

Cassidy will work with brokers, financial advisers, consultants, wirehouses and third-party administrators (TPAs) to offer Great-West 401(k) plans and services to businesses in Orange County. He reports to Ken Munro, Western Region vice president.   

Cassidy comes to Great-West from Nationwide Insurance, where he’s been employed for most of his 20-plus year career. He spent the previous four years serving as regional vice president of retirement sales for Nationwide’s Orange County and Hawaii markets. From 2004 to 2007, he served as TPA relationship manager covering the western United States for Nationwide.   

In 2000, Cassidy left the insurer to join E.A. Edberg Associates Inc. Prior to that, he served in a number of increasingly responsible roles for Nationwide from 1990 to 2000.   

He holds NASD Series 6 and 63 licenses.