Before graduate school, April assisted in launching Interface’s corporate sustainability consulting firm, InterfaceRAISE. In that capacity, she managed the successful delivery of multiple client projects in areas such as renewable energy, leadership development, associate engagement and other sustainability-related initiatives, mainly for Fortune 500 companies. She also played a key role in building the firm’s internal organizational structure including the development of products, partnerships, marketing strategy, customer relationship management systems and intellectual property.
Previously, April held positions at the Foreign Agricultural Service at the US Embassy in Lima, Peru and at the League of Conservation Voters Education Fund in Washington, DC. As a Fulbright Scholar, she completed a MA in Geography at the University of Toronto. April received her BA in Economics and Sustainability (Summa Cum Laude) from Alma College and is a 2004 Morris K. Udall Scholar.