MEET OUR INSTRUCTORS!
Rick Weston, CLU, ChFC, CPCU, LUTCF, FSS is
the General Manager of Insurance Career Training,
Inc. Rick teaches continuing education and pre-
licensing courses for Insurance Career Training,
Inc. Before joining ICT, Rick spent 17 years with
Farmers Insurance in a variety of position including
district manager, district training and administrative
assistant, division agency manager, commercial
sales representative, agency computer training
representative, and commercial policy processing
supervisor. He also spent six years with Shelter
Insurance as a district sales manager. Rick’s
honors and awards include Indiana District Manager
of the Year, President’s Council district manager,
Championship, and multiple Toppers Club awards
with Farmers Insurance; winning multiple life sales
contests and Conference of Champions with Shelter
Insurance; and serving his local NAIFA as President
for multiple terms and serving on the Indiana NAIFA
speakers bureau.  Rick and his wife, Susan, have
four children and two grandchildren. In his spare
time, Rick enjoys fishing, writing, and family.
Ron Baker has been in the insurance industry since first
being licensed in 1980. With over 30 years in the
business, Ron has specialized in many aspects of
insurance.  As an agent, Ron has won many individual
sales awards and honors. As a manager, he also trained
many agents just getting started in the industry as rookie
agents. In 1987, Ron helped found one of the original
certified insurance schools for the state of Indiana,
becoming a certified instructor with the very first
“freshman” class of instructors the state certified to teach
Pre-Licensing. A few years, later the state also started
requiring Continuing Education as a requirement for
renewal of an agent’s license – Ron was certified as a
Continuing Education instructor at that time as well.

Ron has personally seen the ongoing evolution of
insurance education for the industry since day one. He
has now spent over 20 plus years as the Director of
Education for his former school, wrote over 15 certified
courses for the state, has taught Life/Health and
Property/Casualty courses for Pr-Licensing and also
Series 6 and 63 courses for the national exam for the
Securities industry. Ron still enjoys selling as an
independent agent, as well as, continuing to teach all the
various aspects of insurance found in the ICT curriculum.
He hasn’t tired of it yet.
Gene Olivetti, CFPR, CLU, ChFC, RHU, FLMI,
teaches pre-licensing and continuing education
courses for Insurance Career Training, Inc. Much
of Gene's 40+ year career in the financial services
industry has focused on training and development
with companies such as MetLife, Union Central Life
and Hartford Life. Gene and his wife, Ellen, have
three children and nine grandchildren. In his spare
time, Gene enjoys travel, movies, serving at his
church and hanging out with his grandkids.
Carla Baxter - An Indianapolis native, Carla L.C.
Baxter received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Ball
State University, Muncie, Indiana in 1979 in Marketing
Management.  With over 33 years of professional
experience in the insurance industry as an
underwriter, territory sales manager and director of
marketing with national companies, Carla has over 15
years of teaching experience and is a certified
insurance instructor in the state of Indiana, an
insurance practitioner with seven (7)  insurance
professional designations.

Currently, Ms Baxter is a licensed independent
contractor with Bankers Life & Casualty specializing in
life and health insurance plans for seniors, individuals
and families.  She also teaches Property & Casualty
and Life & Health agent pre-licensing classes and
continuing education (CE) courses.  She has been an
instructor for PIA of IN/OH, Central IN Chapter of
CPCU and the National Alliance for Insurance
Education and Research.  In addition, Carla has
conducted workshops and been a featured speaker at
various religious, educational and professional
programs and events in Indianapolis and surrounding
areas.   
GENE OLIVETTI,
CFPR, CLU, ChFC,
RHU, FLMI
CARLA BAXTER,
CPCU, CIC, ARM, AIM,
LUTCF
RICK WESTON,
CLU, ChFC, CPCU,
LUTCF, FSS
RON BAKER
Steve Westervelt, CLU, teaches continuing education
and pre-license courses for Insurance Career Training,
Inc. Steve spent 25 years in sales management with
Allstate Insurance. Steve brings decades of experience
as a teacher and manager of insurance agents to his
role with ICT.
STEVE WESTERVELT,
CLU,
Todd Eschmann, CLU, ChFC, CPCU, LUTCF, is
President of Insurance Career Training, Inc. Todd
teaches pre-licensing and continuing education courses
for Insurance Career Training, Inc. Todd spent 18 years
with Shelter Insurance as an agent, district sales
manager, state sales manager and regional sales
manager. He also spent five years with Farmers
Insurance Group as a district manager. Todd’s honors
and awards include the 2000 Ernest Cragg Ambassador
Award from the LUTC program. He was a two-time
President’s Council district manager for Farmers
Insurance, and was the 1997 District Sales Manager of
the Year for Shelter Insurance. Todd and his wife, Kathy,
have three children. In his spare time, Todd enjoys,
sports, golf, cooking, music and traveling.
TODD ESCHMANN,
CLU, ChFC, CPCU,
LUTCF