Great-West Establishes 401(k) Sales Territory in S.C.

February 6, 2013 ( Great-West Retirement Services (GWRS) has appointed David J. Smith as regional sales director for South Carolina.

In this newly established sales territory, Smith will work with brokers, financial advisers, consultants, wirehouses and third-party administrators (TPAs) to offer GWRS 401(k) plans and services to businesses across South Carolina. The territory also includes a portion of southern North Carolina. Smith is based in Greenville, S.C., and reports to Gary Gould, South Central Region vice president.   

Smith joins GWRS from John Hancock Retirement Plan Services, where he was a sales leader as a regional vice president.   

Smith has an economics degree from the University of Georgia. He holds FINRA Series 6 and 63 licenses and a Life with Variable Annuity insurance license in South Carolina and North Carolina. He is an APR (Accredited Pension Representative) designee through the National Institute of Pension Administrators.