April Kirk serves as the Executive Director of the Historic Stranahan House Museum, the city of Fort Lauderdale’s oldest and most historic home. She joined the museum in May of 2011 and oversees all the museums operations including management, fundraising, marketing, and programming. April has nearly 20 years nonprofit experience and with a passion for program creation, collaboration, and strategic planning. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Queens College in Charlotte, North Carolina where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Art History and one in Studio Art with a focus on painting and printmaking. Her senior thesis was on Jewish Mysticism and Tarot and she explored the themes of tarot cards through printmaking using old family photographs and images of friends.
April was the 2009 Women’s Way Volunteer of the Year and a Finalist for the 211 Broward Nonprofit Professional of the Year. In November of 2017, April will be awarded the Association of Fundraising Professionals Broward/Fort Lauderdale Outstanding Fundraising Professional of the year.