CRA Staff

April Simmons

Director of Vision and Project Management

April is a Memphis Native and UT VOL where she achieved a Master’s of Science in Urban/ Community Planning. With over 10 years of experience, April proudly joined the CRA team in the January of 2020. Her most notable projects include the Uptown Community Plan, Crosstown Concourse Building and the Harahan Bridge Project. April was honored as the best and brightest in the Memphis Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2020 and a Superwoman in Business in 2018. For the CRA, April is the Director of Vision and Project Management. Through the implementation of projects, she directs and preserves the vision the community has set forth for itself through the community plan.