April Downing


An accomplished financial and operational executive with over 20 years of experience, April Downing is the CFO of WP Engine and leads all aspects of the company’s global legal and financial operations including corporate finance, investor relations, and mergers and acquisitions. Over the course of her career she has helped raise over $470 million in capital and completed more than 20 acquisitions. April has held various financial and operational leadership roles at both public and private companies and started her career with PricewaterhouseCoopers. April holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a Masters in Professional Accounting from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. She serves as on the Board of Directors for Helping Hand Home for Children and acts as Chairman of the Home’s Foundation.

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Company culture and employee experience are essential to a company’s growth and success. At WP Engine, we have an incredible opportunity to start early and develop a strong culture, give every employee the opportunity to be challenged and grow, and make sure that culture can scale along with the company!

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