The Term Guy is Canada’s premier online term life insurance provider. Our founder (Glenn Cooke – the original Term Guy) has been promoting term insurance online since 2006. He’s been featured as a source in The Globe & Mail, The Toronto Star, appeared on TV and Radio numerous times, and even thanked as a source in Canadian financial books by Gail Vaz-Oxlade and Preet Bannerjee.
Our policies are underwritten by Wawanesa Life, a Canadian life insurance company rated A (Excellent). In addition to being a Canadian company, they have amongst the lowest premiums for term life insurance in Canada. And we’ve found them to have the best service of any life insurance company – at point of application and at claim time.
Experienced, knowledgeable, professional - with personalized customer service!
Glenn Cooke B. Math
Glenn is a thought leader in the life insurance industry. Glenn started working in insurance and technology in 1986, including a stint in actuarial and pricing at a life insurance company. In the early 2000's he led the industry in providing insurance remotely; his processes were used by life insurance companies as models for their guidelines. He's been interviewed on TV and Radio, been featured in life insurance stories by most of the national daily newspapers as well as industry magazines discussing technology and insurance sales. He's also been referenced in a number of books written by consumer advocates in the financial sector.
Glenn has a B.Math with a minor in actuarial science from the University of Waterloo. In his free time he continues with expanding his actuarial education, collects antique insurance books, and acts as the webmaster for the internet's busiest actuarial discussion forum. Glenn is our family and middle market insurance expert.
Barb started working with insurance clients in the 1990's. She handles our administration and customer service. You can be confident that any questions or tasks you leave with her will be dealt with promptly and completely.
Maggie Pekurar | BA
Maggie is in charge of our website design and digital marketing efforts. We met Maggie when she was on a work term with another fin-tech startup. Impressed with her knowledge and skills, we jumped at the chance to have her on board for her last work term at the University of Waterloo, and she stayed full time with us after graduation.
Stan Dragnev | BA
Stan's been working our systems and processes for over a decade. An experienced and talented developer, he ensures our systems work smoothly. Stan has a B,A. Computer Science from York University.
Our President Glenn Cooke is also co-author of the book "Beginner's Guide to Saving and Investing for Canadians", which has a 4.5 out of 5 stars on Amazon.