April Ellerbe brings more than 18 years of major events planning and meeting coordination experience to New Century Planning. As the Principal & Senior Events Analyst, she not only oversees the firm’s growth and development, but also plays an integral role in the day-to-day operations and client activities.
April has developed and maintained professional relationships with clients such Sundance Film Festivals, AFR Event Furnishings, eMerging Entrepreneurs, Inc. (whom she partnered with on the 2012 “Momentum” Expo Series, and later received the White House’s “Champions of Change” award for Veterans Economic Advancement, in conjunction with President Obama’s “Winning the Future” initiative), Duke University and Medical Center, West Point United States Military Academy, Joint Special Operations Command, Frontline Solutions, and many other nationally recognized foundations and institutions.
Finally, it is also worth mentioning that under April’s leadership, New Century Planning was selected among hundreds of planning organizations across the US to manage 1-of-12 welcome events for the 2012 Democratic National Convention Delegates; specifically the delegates from Nevada, New Mexico, Guam, American Samoa, Wyoming, and Utah at the Historic Duke Mansion of Charlotte, NC. April’s contributions to this successful event were featured on BizBash.com which is the largest online source for essential information on event marketing, meeting and event planning, and business entertainment, powered by BizBash Magazine.
Name: April Ellerbe
Lives in: Raleigh, North Carolina
Occupation: Concept Artist, Production Designer, Set Decorator, Set Designer and Stage Director