John Ekar Smart is an astute insurance salesperson with expert financial acumen. He began his insurance career in 1987 when he joined Gemini Life Insurance Company, now Glico Life Insurance Company, as a Sales and Marketing Executive.
Through hard work and dedication, he was promoted to the rank of a marketing manager, the very first Marketing Manager position at Gemini Life. A position he held until he traveled to the USA to further his studies.
In the USA and after completing his studies, Smart worked for over twenty years in banking. He finally worked assiduously and rose through the ranks to become an Assistant Vice President and a Banking Center Manager. Smart worked for the Bank of America N.A and with Susquehanna Bank N.A until 2014 when he returned home to Ghana.
In 2014, Smart was appointed the Group Marketing Consultant to streamline sales operations and in 2015, he was appointed as GLICO LIFE's Chief Business Development Officer responsible for developing businesses for Individual Life Assurance.
Smart holds a post graduate Diploma in Life Insurance from the School of Professional Studies, New Jersey - USA, a post graduate Diploma in Life Insurance Marketing from Life Insurance Management and Research Associate (LIMRA) in Connecticut - USA and an Associate Degree In Computer Science from KNUST - Ghana.
Additionally, He is a member of the American Institute of Banker (AIB) and holds a postgraduate Diploma in Banking from USA, an MBA in Finance from Strayer University - USA, and a Bachelors Degree in Management from the University of Phoenix - Arizona USA.