Carolyn Smith

Chief Training Officer

Carolyn serves as Chief Training Officer and leads strategy and execution for new program development.  Her industry-leading curriculum addresses every aspect of success in the insurance and risk management industry. It gives agents, brokers, carriers, and risk managers practical strategies and tools they can put into practice immediately, whether they are just starting out or are seasoned veterans.  

She works collaboratively with the Beyond Insurance team to create programs that address the industry’s most pressing needs, create breakthroughs, and transform the quality of people’s lives and careers.  Beyond Insurance offers a wide breadth of skill-building, discipline-focused, high-accountability programs that will take professionals to the next level in their career.

Carolyn also acts as a Reach Your Peak and Quest for Success performance coach, and developer of the Beyond Insurance Producer Boot Camp.  

Prior to joining Beyond Insurance, Carolyn served as Vice President of Marketing and Communication for the National Alliance for Insurance Education, where she drove the creation, implementation, and execution of corporate branding and strategic marketing communication programs.

Carolyn began her career as a reporter at the Santa Monica News.  She has also worked at Gilda Marx Industries and Motorola, taught the extracurricular marketing certificate program at the University of Texas-Austin, and consulted internationally on branding and marketing in the U.S.

Carolyn holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Phoenix, and is based in Austin, TX.

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