Darrell Smith

Darrell F.H. Smith

Regional Vice President


Darrell F. H. Smith is Regional Vice President of the Word & Brown General Agency in Nevada. A long-term resident dating back to the early 1970s, he relocated with his family from South Carolina. Darrell has more than 25 years of wide-ranging sales and management experience with leading corporations, including The Hertz Corporation, Scenic Airlines, and Humana Health Plans.

Darrell began his insurance career as a life insurance agent for New York Life in Nevada in 1990. Since that time, he has held a variety of sales and leadership roles with insurance carriers throughout the region.

Originally hired as a Regional Sales Manager in Nevada, Darrell was involved in the successful launch of Word & Brown’s Nevada office in 2007. He was promoted to Regional Vice President in Nevada in 2009.

Darrell is an active member of the Clark County Association of Health Underwriters, the Northern Nevada Association of Health Underwriters, and the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors.

One of the founding Board Members of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Nevada, Darrell served a two-year term as founding Board President during his tenure with that volunteer organization.