Dimensional Fund Advisors
As vice president in global business development, April Aandal is responsible for the design, development, and launch of programs that support a client-focused sales and servicing model. She works in close collaboration with the global sales leadership to design, develop, and launch relevant programs and materials for Dimensional's client-facing employees and external audiences. Key focus areas include engagement of the global sales teams, investment team, and management team to learn about our customers' business opportunities, and to identify and execute key initiatives building and maintaining relationships with targeted customer points of contact to educate each customer on Dimensional's investment offering and support capabilities.
Previously, April was the firm's chief learning officer responsible for developing employee performance strategies that meet Dimensional's business needs. April joined Dimensional in 2004 as a regional director in Financial Advisor Services, where she led the development and execution of advisor study groups. As a key component of the FAS sales plan, these groups provide a forum for financial advisors otherwise unaffiliated with one another to network and learn from each other's applications and uses of Dimensional's funds.
April holds a master's degree in education, specializing in workplace learning and leadership development.