April Garrett

Principal Consultant

April uses her extensive background in higher education, civil rights, and civic engagement to identify senior engineering, product, and IT talent who culturally and technically align with high-growth and public companies.

She has successfully completed searches for BrainPOP, Clari, Hershey, Podium, Randall Reilly, Scribbles Software, Storable, and Uplevel, among others. April routinely executes searches end-to-end in under 80 days, earning perfect client and candidate delight scores.

April joined the firm after 25 years of shaping campus and intellectual life at Columbia, Emory, and Harvard universities, improving the efficacy of the NAACP’s civil rights agenda, and convening scholars, policymakers, artists, advocates, and activists to encourage meaningful civic participation as founder and president of Civic Frame, Inc. and Civic Frame Presents Amplify America. She holds degrees in Islamic Studies from Kenyon College, Higher and Adult Education from Teachers College Columbia University, and African American Religious History from Harvard Divinity School.

An avid lacrosse, basketball, soccer, and golf fan, she practices Vipassanā and Joe Dispenza meditation techniques, hot yoga, Usui Reiki (Master), and impeccable minimalism.

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