April Rose Grajales
April Rose Grajales is a Relationship Executive in the Middle Market Banking & Specialized Industries group of J.P. Morgan. She is responsible for a portfolio of US subsidiaries of large foreign multinational companies with North American headquarters in North Florida.
April has worked in the financial industry for 15 years holding roles in branch management, retail expansion, commercial underwriting, and middle market banking. She is committed to building cross cultural relationships and is dedicated in providing her clients with financial expertise and unparalleled firm wide capabilities. Foreign owned companies have unique requirements and characteristics that differ from US headquartered companies. April understands and appreciates this ecosystem of corporations and can help to add value and efficiencies to the working capital and bottom line of her foreign-owned clients.
April is Co-Chair of J.P. Morgan’s Tampa Market Leadership Team and a board member for the Tampa Bay chapter of the Organization of Women in International Trade. In addition she is a Girl Scout Junior Troop Leader. She was Chair of the University of South Florida Alumni Association from 2017-2018. In November 2013, April received the Deanne Dewey Roberts Emerging Leader Award for her service and dedication to Emerge Tampa Bay and the Tampa Bay business community. She has previously sat on the Board of Directors for the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Girl Scouts of West Central Florida, and the Hillsborough County Commission on the Status of Women. In addition, April is a member of Leadership Pinellas Class of 2014, Leadership Tampa Class of 2010, and Tampa Connection Class of 2007.
April and her husband, Braulio Grajales, reside in South Tampa but she grew up throughout the southeast through her father’s Air Force career. April received her MBA from the University of South Florida and has earned the Certified Treasury Professional designation. She is a member at Christ the King Catholic Church and is the proud parent of a King Charles Cavalier Spaniel. In her free time, April enjoys dancing, learning Spanish, & traveling.