April Goodin

April's journey with Big I Minnesota spans over three decades, showcasing her deep-rooted dedication and passion for the independent agent community. Having held nearly every position within the association, she stepped into the role of Executive Vice President & CEO in January 2023. April’s extensive background in membership, education, and operations has equipped her with a wealth of knowledge and experience. In her current role, she channels her expertise into program development and management, strategic planning, financial management, community relations, and fostering strong membership and board relationships. Her enduring commitment reflects the joy she finds in continuously enhancing the industry, making a lasting impact on the community she serves. April’s story is one of relentless dedication and a true testament to the positive influence of her leadership within Big I Minnesota.
Executive V.P. Message – June 2024

Executive V.P. Message – June 2024

Hello Big I MN members! Legislative Update – Thank you Robyn Rowen! First of all, I wanted to give a special THANK YOU to our own Robyn Rowen, Big I MN Lobbyist. Her efforts to champion the independent agent issues during this last session were staggering. The...

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Executive V.P. Message – June 2024

Executive V.P. Message – Apr 2024

Big I MN Members, I’m extremely happy to report that our annual meeting and EXPO were highly successful! The attendance at both of our morning sessions, the Hard Market Panel and the Artificial Intelligence and Agents, were record breaking. The staff and board of...

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Executive V.P. Message – June 2024

Executive V.P. Message – Feb 2024

Everyone at the Big I MN state office are in full EXPO prep mode, working to bring you a valuable and enjoyable experience on April 4th at Mystic Lake Event Center. I am particularly excited to bring you a Hard-Market Panel Discussion where you can hear insights into...

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Executive V.P. Message – June 2024

Executive V.P. Message – Jan 2024

As we enter 2024, I wanted to reflect on the past year and express my gratitude for our IA members in the great state of MN. As we all think about what we want to change, add, improve, or remove from our lives in the upcoming year, my hope is that we can all...

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