Aaron Thompson joins GWIC as Final Expense regional sales distribution manager
Great Western Insurance Company (GWIC®) is pleased to welcome Aaron Thompson as the regional sales distribution manager. He will manage relationships with agencies, marketing organizations, and key accounts focused on Final Expense training and sales growth.
Thompson, a Chicago native, graduated from Northern Illinois University with a B.S. degree in economics and has more than 20 years of sales, sales management, recruiting, and training experience in the fields of insurance and finance. Prior to joining GWIC, he owned and operated his own insurance brokerage firm. Before starting in the insurance business, he worked in the banking industry, acquiring his security licenses and helping clients with their retirement portfolios. After cutting his teeth as a banker, Thompson transitioned into leadership roles, where he managed and trained sales teams. He then moved on to run the retail operations for a community bank on the north side of Chicago, where he was responsible for growing the P & L and the organization’s community outreach.
Thompson has extensive Final Expense experience in the senior market and has already built strong relationships throughout the nation. Most importantly, he shares GWIC’s commitment to growing its Final Expense business while also striving to provide excellent service to agents and the families they serve.