Ascensus Adds Three Regional VPs

April 24, 2013 ( – Retirement plan provider Ascensus has added David Crotty, Brian Stubbs and Erik Whinery to its national sales team.

Crotty will oversee Ascensus’ Texas region, which also covers Oklahoma and Louisiana. He has more than 20 years of experience selling and servicing corporate retirement plans, and previously served as a retirement plan consultant and vice president Regional Retirement Specialist at Transamerica Retirement Services, and as vice president Retirement Solutions Specialist with Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc.

Stubbs will cover Ascensus’ partnerships and sales in the Eastern region, covering Maryland, Delaware and New Jersey. He has worked in the financial services industry for 15 years, with experience in Ascensus’ Relationship Management and Client Service divisions, most recently acting as a business development consultant.

Whinery oversees Ascensus’ Rocky Mountain region, covering Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, Colorado and Wyoming. He comes to Ascensus from Great-West Financial and has five years of experience in wholesaling and selling corporate 401(k) retirement plans.

“Continued significant increases in activity in all channels that we support have led to a steady expansion for Ascensus,” says Mike Narkoff, senior vice president of Sales at Ascensus. “We’re excited to broaden our footprint even further with David, Brian and Erik—three experienced and proven retirement professionals.”