April N. Harley is a fundraising and strategic relationship professional and principal of The Harley Firm, based in Charlotte, NC. Since early 2007, April has been a fundraiser at the highest level of national politics, raising over $15 million for President Obama’s presidential campaigns, inaugurations and nominating conventions. After serving as Illinois Finance Director on the Obama 2012 campaign, April returned home to Charlotte to work on the Democratic National Convention as Senior Advisor to Mayor Anthony Foxx. In 2013, she started The Harley Firm, a fundraising and development consulting firm based in Charlotte, NC.
April is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Howard University in Washington, DC, where she served as Vice President of the Howard University Student Association. She currently serves on the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Charlotte.