April N. Harley is the North Carolina Executive Director for Nurse-Family Partnership, where her focus is to ensure that interested first-time Moms throughout the state receive the support of a Nurse Home Visitor during pregnancy to child’s age 2. Prior to this role, from 2007-2012, April was a development professional who raised upwards of $15 million in Presidential electoral politics. A year into her work on the 2012 Presidential campaign, then-Mayor Anthony Foxx asked her to return home to help with the execution of the Democratic National Convention (DNC), so she came to Charlotte to serve as Senior Advisor to Mayor Foxx for the Charlotte in 2012 Host Committee. In late 2012, she started The Harley Firm, a fundraising and development consulting firm, providing consulting services to local and statewide non-profit organizations, candidates and committees until she joined the Nurse Family Partnership in 2017.
A native Charlottean, April is a graduate of South Mecklenburg High School and Magna Cum Laude graduate of Howard University in Washington, DC. She serves on the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas.