April GerusoDirector of Resilience
April Geruso brings to Hagerty years of experience as an emergency manager and community planner; she specializes in the coordination, analysis, and planning of stakeholder operations at all levels of government and within private/non-profit sectors. April’s dedication to emergency management and preparedness stems from her underlying commitment to help people when they are most vulnerable.
April plays a key leadership role in the strategic development of the Preparedness Division, where she is also responsible for project management, oversight of staff, and client/relationship management She has led numerous planning and oversight processes, including the New England Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Initiative’s Mass Care coordination effort; and Chatham County, Georgia’s pre-disaster recovery plan. Additionally, April has facilitated numerous workshops and exercises with topics including cyber security, social media in emergency management, and mass care.
Prior to joining Hagerty, April served as the Deputy Director of Planning for the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Emergency Management. April graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Virginia Tech and a Masters in Science in Community and Regional Planning from the University of Texas at Austin. She lives with her family in Austin.Back To Our People