Our team

APRIL Marine teams are composed of experts and watercraft enthusiasts.
Since 1975, these teams have been working to find the right coverage for your protection needs.
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Bertrand Rouault APRIL Marine Canada Director
Bertrand Rouault APRIL Marine Canada Director

I have been working for the APRIL Group for the past eight (8) years.

Initially, I was hired as Senior Director of Business Development for APRIL Canada. My career has been based on executive positions in Marketing and Business Development, two interconnected areas of the business essential to my current role.

With my expertise and passion for this industry, I was appointed as Director of APRIL Marine Canada in 2014. My main ambition is the continuing development of our employees, the continuous improvement of the quality of our products and services and most importantly, maintaining the continued satisfaction of our clientele.

My team and I look forward to doing business with you.

Maria Reda Registered Insurance Broker
Maria Reda Registered Insurance Broker

I am a Registered Insurance Broker and have been working for Elco Insurance, a partner of APRIL Marine Canada, for four (4) years.

I have been in the insurance industry for three decades. My experience as an
insurance expert allows me to promote our product as well as educate our clients with a level of professionalism and insight.

Customer relationships in this business are paramount  for maintaining business as well as creating new business. With my expertise  and passion for this industry, I look forward to continuing to conduct business with the integrity and respect that all clients deserve.

Sincerely,
Maria Reda

1-866-862-2628 #3425

Our team
Marie-Eve Paquette Director of Operations and Customer Service
Marie-Eve Paquette Director of Operations and Customer Service

I have been working for the APRIL Group for the past ten (10) years. I took on the role of “team leader” for four (4) of those years and today my role is Director of Operations and Customer Services.

My experience in the domain of an insurance brokerage firm has provided me with a broad view of market expectations as well as contraints commonly faced by our broker partners. My expertise in this industry allows me to continuously look for the improvement of our prodcts and services.

My team and I are here to ensure that your APRIL Marine experience is satisfactory and up to your standard. 

Julie Lalonde Senior Underwriter
Julie Lalonde Senior Underwriter

I have worked for Marine Expert, now known as April Marine, for the past fourteen (14) years. I am currently an APRIL Marine Insurance underwriter as well as the primary contact to our broker partners for new business. 

My specialty is sharing the expertise that I have gained throughout my tenure as well as the unique relationships that I have formed with our broker partners. Great service as well as understanding our broker’s needs are two important aspects of the business.

The diversity of tasks and the fact that I thoroughly enjoy boating also makes my job easy.

Caroline Duquette Underwriter
Caroline Duquette Underwriter

I have been an APRIL Marine underwriter for three (3) years.

My specialty is the implementation and cost handling for Navigational Extensions to Southern Destinations. I am also in charge of educating our broker partners on new products and services and have also been involved with the launch and education of the “Quick Quote” system.

I feel truly priviliged to work in a domain that I thoroughly enjoy every day. 

Anne-Marie Roy Underwriter / Operation assistant
Anne-Marie Roy Underwriter / Operation assistant

I have been an APRIL Marine Underwriter and Operations Assistant for the past two and a half (2 1/2) years. I perform all tasks related to submissions, policy changes, support, etc.

One of my responsbilities is to be able to handle critical situations as they arise as well as assisting our broker partners whenever necessary. I have also been involved with the improvement of the “Quick Quote” system as well as assisting our brokers with its use.

Johanne Bouchard Underwriter
Johanne Bouchard Underwriter

I have been an APRIL Marine Underwriter for the past eleven (11) years. Throughout my tenure, I have acquired a solid understanding of the business and my strong negotiations and listening skills have truly come in handy.

Josée Latour Claims Adjuster
Josée Latour Claims Adjuster

I have been a Claims Adjuster dealing with Auto, Home, Commercial losses in Quebec and Ontario since 1999. I am currently an expert claims adjuster for APRIL Marine Insurance.

The claims scenario is certainly a difficult one and this is where I come in. My role is to help find a quick solution to the problem while appeasing the client. Patience and empathy are crucial in this area of the business because the customer is our number one priority.

The greatest achievement of my job is to assist with completing the claim in a timely fashion as well as keeping our clients satisfied. 

Vanessa Lamassoure Marketing Manager
Vanessa Lamassoure Marketing Manager

I have been with the APRIL Group for a year and hold the position of Marketing Manager.

My role is to optimize the presence of our company on all media outlets and to develop marketing strategies. Creativity is essential for my position but most importantly, I have to be meticulous because my actions will reflect on the reputation of the company.

I feel priviliged to be able to work in a business with the two aspects of the business that fascinate me the most;  Print and Web Marketing.

The pleasure craft domain is also of significant interest to me. 

Jonathan Morissette Programer Analyst
Jonathan Morissette Programer Analyst

I hold the position of Programmer Analyst in APRIL Marine.

My expertise is based on the needs analysis and identification of development options. These are skills that I have gained from my previous experiences in the world of programming but also from the fields of marketing and finance.

I am aware of the importance of my role. The initiatives made towards our department must be precise as they commit the entire organization.

Solving problems, management requests, and project developments are challenges that I truly appreciate.  

Jonathan Bolvari Bergeron Programer Analyst
Jonathan Bolvari Bergeron Programer Analyst

I hold the position of Programmer Analyst at APRIL Marine.

My tasks include development and programs maintenance. The ability to be methodical as well as manage the pressure are crucial in this position.

What motivates me in the field of programming is the ability to learn something new on a daily basis. Along with my position at APRIL Marine, I am also studying Software Engineering.