April M. Mills

Client Service Executive
Ward and Smith, P.A.
919.277.9170 Fax 919.277.9177
Email ammills@wardandsmith.com
Post Office Box 33009, Raleigh, NC 27636-3009

April Mills is a seasoned business development professional with more than 15 years of experience. She is responsible for introducing the firm to new clients and identifying additional lines of business from current clients.  She works with attorneys in all five Ward and Smith locations to develop meaningful relationships in the Triangle, in addition to facilitating strategic partnerships with key community organizations.

Prior to joining Ward and Smith, April was a Senior Business Development Executive for Dixon Hughes Goodman, a Top 20 CPA firm.  In that position, she worked with companies in industries including manufacturing and distribution; construction and real estate; technology and life science; financial institutions; dealerships; government contracting; healthcare; and non-profit.


  • B.A., Management Information Science and Marketing, Chatham University
  • M.B.A., Chatham University

Honors and Distinctions

Triangle Business Journal - Top 25 Women in Business, 2012

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Association of Corporate Growth (ACG) Raleigh Durham (Sponsorship Committee Member, 2015)
  • City Club of Raleigh (Board of Governors)
  • Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) (Ambassador)
  • Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce (Board of Directors, 2006; Government Affairs Committee, 2015)
  • Leadership North Carolina (Class XXIV and Class Ambassador)
  • Triangle CREW (Board Member, Programs Committee Member, 2014)

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