April L. Ervin is Managing Partner and “Chief Peace Officer” of Sustainable Leadership, LLC. A workplace well-being consulting firm dedicated to helping organizations sustain effective leadership and create healthy cultures. She is committed to addressing the epidemic of burnout that plagues far too many executive women in leadership. An issue that has greatly magnified with the pandemic.
With 30 years of a diversity of leadership experiences, April intimately knows the challenges these leaders face. Like far too many, she spent years working to the point of exhaustion sacrificing self for the sake of career. She supports her clients see there is another way. That it is possible to achieve high levels in your career AND live a healthy, balanced, fulfilled life.
Her Goal: To help 1 million executive women overcome burnout.
April has private and public sector experiences in education, nonprofit management, management consulting, investment banking and communications. She has an undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and an MBA from the University of Michigan. She is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity degree at Christian Theological Seminary.
April is the author of “The Burnout Factor On Education: 7 Strategies to Sustain Your Leadership and Your Life” (2018) and “The Burnout Factor On Leadership: Managing Burnout In a Time of Unprecedented Change” (2020). Her writings provide a step-by-step guide to help leaders move from chaos to calm, exhaustion to rejuvenation and burnout to professional and personal sustainability. She is a highly sought-out speaker and facilitator helping executive women in leadership achieve their purpose and sustain their lives.