Great-West Expands 401(k) Sales into S.C.

David J. Smith has been appointed regional sales director for South Carolina at Great-West Retirement Services (GWRS).

In this newly established sales territory, Smith will work with brokers, financial advisers, consultants, wire houses and third-party administrators to offer 401(k) plans and services to businesses across the state. The market includes a portion of southern North Carolina. Smith is based in Greenville, South Carolina, 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.