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Dr. Aprille Trupiano

Position: Executive Business Mentor | Transforming Financial Advisors & Insurance Agents from Solopreneurs into CEO's ★ Investor

St Louis, Missouri, United States


Talks about

#insurance, #businessgrowth, #womeninfinance, #financialadvisors, and #financialservices

Dr. Aprille Trupiano Bio

Dr. Aprille Trupiano is a seasoned executive coach, influential speaker, and accomplished business owner with a remarkable track record in the financial services industry. With over two decades of experience, she has been instrumental in helping business owners worldwide achieve success and balance in their professional and personal lives.

Professional Accomplishments

  • Dr. Trupiano is renowned for her expertise in various facets of the financial services industry, including Life Insurance, P& C Insurance, and Health Insurance. She excels in areas such as Productive Practice Management, Influential Leadership Development, Powerful Mentorship Development, Effective Team Development, Profitable Strategic Planning, organizational Development, and Keynote and breakout Speaking.
  • She is a nine-time $6/7 Figure business owner and has managed the largest National Strategic Alliance for a nationwide mortgage bank. Her outstanding performance has earned her the rank of #2 in her region.
  • Dr. Trupiano's contributions have been recognized by her peers, as evidenced by her nominations for "Woman of the Year" by Women in Insurance & Financial Services and for the USA Today "2015 Small Business Innovator of the Year."

Professional Speaker

Dr. Trupiano is a dynamic professional speaker who has addressed audiences both virtually and live. Her topics include:

  • Creating a Culture for Women to Rise to the Top (for Insurance Agents and Financial Advisors, Banking, and Business)
  • 3 Keys to a Million Dollar Producing Team (without having to beg, convince, or threaten) (for Insurance Agents, Financial Advisors & Mortgage Bankers)
  • 5 Invaluable Laws of Growth You Can Use to Break Through (for Insurance Agents, Financial Advisors & Mortgage Bankers)
  • ¿Estás Listo Para Ser Legendario? (para Agentes de Seguros y Financial Advisors)
  • ¿Estás Reclutando, Desarrollando y Reteniendo Agentes Legendarios? (para Agentes de Seguros y Financial Advisors)

She is also a professional speaker in both English and Italian.

Media Presence

Dr. Trupiano has made significant contributions to the media landscape, with appearances on ABC, STLTV, 1380AM, and more. Her expertise has been featured in publications such as Forbes, Huffington Post, Today's Innovative Woman, Streetscape, and others. Additionally, she is an international bestselling author of "Owning Your G.R.I.T."


  • Executive Coach Financial Services (Financial Advisors~Insurance Agents) | Biz Mentor | Investor at AT International, LC (Oct 2009 - Present)
    • Dr. Trupiano's extensive experience as an Executive Coach has spanned over 14 years, where she has worked with business owners worldwide, particularly in the financial services, mortgage, and insurance sectors. Her coaching empowers professionals to achieve work-life balance while increasing their business success.
  • Peace Ambassador at the United Nations (Feb 2020 - Present)
    • She serves as an Ambassador of Peace, advocating for human rights, peace, and intercultural dialogue on behalf of the United Nations and WOLMI.
  • Ambassador at Large for the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (Dec 2018 - Present)
    • In this role, Dr. Trupiano represents the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, contributing to global economic and social development efforts.
  • Managing Director at Trupiano Investments, LLC (Oct 2000 - Nov 2011)
    • During her tenure as Managing Director, Dr. Trupiano successfully oversaw the growth of seven family-owned businesses, all while serving as an Executive Business Coach for Insurance Agents, Financial Advisors, and Mortgage Bankers.
  • Independent Forex Trader at Forex Movement (Oct 2008 - Jan 2011)
    • She dabbled in the Forex market as an Independent Trader while simultaneously advancing her career as an Executive Coach in the financial services industry.
  • Executive Coach Mortgage Bankers, Insurance Agents, and Financial Advisors at Primeco Consulting (May 2005 - Oct 2008)
    • Dr. Trupiano provided executive coaching to professionals in the Insurance, Financial Services, and Mortgage industries, helping them achieve their business goals.


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Humane Letters from CICA University (2018)
    • Her doctoral work focused on empowering women in leadership, enhancing their skills, influence, and capacity for business and career growth.
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Fashion Design from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (1993 - 1996)


  • Immediate Past President at WIFS - Women in Insurance and Financial Services (Oct 2016 - Nov 2017)
  • National Task Force Member, Marketing at Women In Insurance & Financial Services (Oct 2016 - Sep 2018)
  • Vice President & Program Chair at WIFS - Women in Insurance and Financial Services (Oct 2015 - Oct 2016)
  • Mentor at Women In Insurance & Financial Services (Oct 2015 - Present)
  • National Team Lead for Mentorship Program (Mentors & Proteges) at Women In Insurance & Financial Services (Jan 2018 - Jan 2020)
  • Member Of The Board Of Advisors at The Blessing Basket Project (Jan 2019 - Present)
  • Member Board Of Directors at Ten by Three (Jan 2019 - Present)
  • National Team Leader for Mentorship Program (Proteges) at Women In Insurance & Financial Services (May 2019 - Jan 2020)

Licenses & Certifications

  • Humanitarian Diplomacy from WOLMI Diplomatic Academy (Issued May 2020)
  • Protocol and Diplomacy from WOLMI Diplomatic Academy (Issued May 2020)
  • Certified John Maxwell Coach from John Maxwell Team (Issued Aug 2016)
  • Certified Senior Trainer from Primeco Education (Issued Jun 2008)
  • Certified Senior Coach from Primeco Education (Issued Dec 2007)
  • PADI Certified Scuba Diver (Issued Jul 1998)
  • Solo Skydiving (Issued Jul 1998)
  • MO Real Estate Broker from Real Estate Board (Issued Sep 1989)


  • Solopreneur to CEO™ (Dec 2016 - Present)
  • Claim Your Seat at the Round Table™: Success Summit for Million Dollar Insurance Agents & Financial Advisors (Oct 2015 - Present)
  • Million Dollar Advisor Inner Circle (for Financial Advisors Only) (Apr 2014 - Present)
  • $7 Figure Business Formula for Insurance, Financial Services, Mortgages (Sep 2012 - Present)
  • $6 Figure Business Plan Bootcamp for Mortgages, Insurance & Financial Services (Aug 2012 - Present)
  • Communication for Leadership (May 2012 - Present)
  • L5 Institute for Leadership (Aug 2011 - Present)
Dr. Aprille Trupiano possesses a wide range of skills that are integral to her role as an executive coach and mentor for financial advisors and insurance agents. Her skill set encompasses leadership development, strategic planning, financial services, insurance, entrepreneurship, small business management, marketing, CRM proficiency, residential mortgages, marketing strategy formulation, effective sales techniques, strategic consulting, business strategy development, management consulting, business planning, start-up guidance, adeptness in social networking, financial acumen, business development strategies, public relations expertise, business process improvement, translation capabilities, real estate knowledge, online marketing proficiency, business process design, skill in marketing communications, strong leadership abilities, coaching skills, effective management, executive coaching, public speaking prowess, team-building proficiency, training expertise, time management skills, thought leadership, business coaching acumen, organizational development insights, team leadership skills, personal development expertise, creative problem-solving, intercultural communication skills, executive management insights, strategic partnership abilities, proficiency in Italian languages, knowledge of Italian culture, and proficiency in Microsoft Excel. Each of these skills contributes to her success in coaching and mentoring individuals in the financial services industry and beyond.


  • Mike Schuster, MBA, CEPA CFP®: Mike Schuster, Wealth Advisor and CEO of Schuster Anderson Wealth Advisors had the privilege of working with Dr. Aprille and highlights her enthusiasm, professionalism, and knowledge. He appreciates her straightforward and results-oriented approach, which has significantly improved their customer service model.
  • Daniel Jankovic: Daniel Jankovic, a Nonprofit Champion and Connector, met Dr. Aprille at a conference and was impressed by her energy and expertise. He praises her work-life balance approach and industry knowledge, as well as the valuable insights he gained from their sessions.
  • Jim Enright: Jim Enright, Owner of Perfect Climate Heating and Cooling, describes Dr. Aprille as highly motivated, knowledgeable, and charming. He believes that any business would benefit from her assistance.
  • Steven Sutherlin: Financial Services Consultant Steven Sutherlin has observed Dr. Aprille's dedication and follow-through in her work. He appreciates her commitment to her clients and students.
  • Scott A Benson: Scott A Benson, an Account Manager and Sales professional, commends Dr. Aprille as one of the best life coaches. He highlights her ability to push clients beyond their limits and fears, resulting in breakthroughs in their careers and personal lives.
  • Scott Levine: Scott Levine, Founder at AEGIS Law, values Dr. Aprille's passion for caring and her tireless efforts on behalf of her clients. He trusts her implicitly and recognizes her as a reliable advocate.
  • Tessa Greenspan: Best-selling author and Entrepreneurial Consultant Tessa Greenspan describes Dr. Aprille as dependable, reliable, efficient, and highly professional. She believes that anyone working with Dr. Aprille will be delighted with the results.
  • Phil Sher: Phil Sher, MBA and Financial Advisor at Sher Investment Management LLC, has known Dr. Aprille for approximately seven years and praises her as an interesting, caring individual with high morals and integrity. He enjoys working with her and trusts her to get things done correctly and quickly.
  • Rish Rao: Rish Rao, a Strategy and Operations Consultant, considers Dr. Aprille one of his most trusted advisors. He appreciates her professionalism, personal touch, and ability to provide immediate answers to questions.
  • Suzi Tozer: Retired and Tutoring professional Suzi Tozer describes Dr. Aprille as straightforward, vibrant, and intelligent, with high integrity.
  • Cathy Sexton: Cathy Sexton, a Productivity and Profit Coaching expert, sees Dr. Aprille as a ray of sunshine with an outgoing personality and a warm smile. She holds great respect for Dr. Aprille and welcomes any chance to work with her.
  • Mike Jung: Mike Jung, a Sales Engineer, recognizes Dr. Aprille as an experienced loan officer with a strong grasp of real estate and the financial world. He considers her presentations excellent and believes she would be an asset to any industry.


Dr. Aprille Trupiano has contributed to various publications, showcasing her insights and expertise in leadership, entrepreneurship, and professionalism. Some of her notable publications include:

  1. "5 Secrets of Mind-Blowing Tantric Entrepreneurialism" (Huffington Post, Mar 11, 2015): Dr. Aprille draws parallels between successful entrepreneurialism and tantric sex, as described by Jeff Steinmann of How to Quit Working.
  2. "Do You Have What It Takes to Be A Great Leader? Take the Test" (Forbes, Apr 5, 2013): An article in Forbes magazine highlighting Dr. Aprille's "5 C's of Leadership," which became the #1 Top Read article on Leadership in Forbes.
  3. "I Quit! How to Handle a Resignation with Class" (Forbes, Apr 2, 2013): An interview in Forbes Magazine discussing how to handle resignations with class, dignity, and professionalism.
  4. "7 Points of Impact" (LFK Consulting & Publishing, Feb 1, 2011): A collection of success stories in seven critical areas of life and business, featuring Dr. Aprille's insights as an Executive Coach in various financial services.

Honors & Awards

Dr. Aprille Trupiano has received several prestigious honors and awards throughout her career, recognizing her contributions and accomplishments:

  1. Top 20 Executive Coach (Coach Foundation, May 2022): Recognized as one of the Top 20 Executive Coaches by the Coach Foundation.
  2. Who's Who in America (Marquis Who's Who in America, May 2022): Selected as "Who's Who in America" for 2022-2023 based on her professional accomplishments and global impact.
  3. WIFS Woman of the Year Nominee (Women in Insurance and Financial Services, Oct 2016): Nominated for the Woman of the Year award, recognizing her personal impact on clients and colleagues.
  4. 2015 Small Business Innovator of the Year Nominee (USA Today, Oct 2015): Nominated for her contributions to small business innovation through Claim Your Seat at the Round Table™ Success Summit.
  5. Top 100 Insurance Experts to Follow on Twitter (Insurance Articles, various years): Recognized multiple times as one of the Top 100 Insurance Experts to Follow on Twitter.
  6. Top 100 Leadership Experts to Follow on Twitter (Leadership Articles, various years): Acknowledged as one of the Top 100 Leadership Experts to follow on Twitter.

Test Scores

Dr. Aprille Trupiano's Strengths Finder assessment identifies her strengths as Ideation, learning, self-assurance, Strategic, and intellectual, aligning with her role as an Executive Coach in financial services.


Dr. Aprille Trupiano is an active member of Women in Financial Services (WIFS), an international organization that supports and promotes women in the financial industry.


Dr. Aprille Trupiano supports causes related to arts and culture, children, and health.

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