April Baker

Chief Learning Officer

As the Chief Learning Officer for Beyond Insurance, April provides leadership, strategy and direction in the design, development and delivery of the Beyond Insurance coaching, training and e-learning programs. She also actively participates in onsite coaching and training workshops focused on empowering insurance and risk management professionals to reach new levels of success.

April plays a key role in the growth and development of the platforms that support the learning objectives of the Beyond Insurance Global Network (BIGN). This includes the evaluation and enhancement of existing programs as well as the creation of new material to drive member success. April also actively participates in the BIGN stewardship review process.

April is proud to oversee the Trusted Risk Advisor (TRA) Certification -- a symbol of excellence in consultative and diagnostic sales and enterprise risk management. This program is reserved for agents & brokers who wish to take their game to the next level...to reap rewards that only credibility, trust and enhanced perception can bring. Her role includes creative design of the curriculum for the TRA e-learning platform as well as participating in live training events at various locations nationwide.

April is also active in the Sales Accelerator Program -- a self-paced e-learning program designed exclusively for insurance agents & brokers who see the need to master essential sales skills including, but not limited to, value proposition, goal setting, prospect research & qualification and cross selling.

Importantly, April also oversees strategic planning for Beyond Insurance. It is her goal to ensure that all stakeholders of the firm are working toward common goals, establishing agreements around intended outcomes and results, and assessing and adjusting the organization's direction in response to an ever-changing environment.

April is a certified Trusted Risk Advisor (TRA), Accredited Cyber Risk Advisor (ACRA), and holds her New Jersey property and casualty Insurance license. She is a Certified John Maxwell Speaker, Coach and Trainer, DISC Behavioral Consultant and Certified as a High Performing Culture consultant. She is community minded as evidenced by her active involvement in her local community church and Special Education Parent Advisory Board for her local School District.

April resides in Toms River, NJ.