Great-West Appoints Sales Director to Plains States

August 18, 2011 ( - Ross Plumberg has been appointed Great-West Retirement Services’ regional 401(k) sales director for Kansas, North Dakota and South Dakota.

In this new position, Plumberg is responsible for developing 401(k) plan business through brokers, financial advisers, consultants, wire houses, and third-party administrators. He reports to Joe Smolen, regional vice president.  

According to a press release, before joining Great-West, Plumberg spent six years with Nationwide, most recently as a regional vice president covering Kansas and Missouri.Earlier, he worked as a financial adviser for Prudential Financial.    

Plumberg holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri. He also has FINRA Series 7 and 66 securities registrations and life and health insurance licenses.