KINGMAN - April Tinhorn of Oceanside, Calif., a 1992 Kingman High graduate, was one of several emerging Native American leaders honored for outstanding leadership during the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development's upcoming Reservation Economic Summit in Milwaukee.
The Native American 40 Under 40 list includes individuals under the age of 40, nominated by members of their communities, who show initiative and dedication to providing significant, positive contributions to business or their respective communities. Tinhorn is a member of the Navajo Nation/Hualapai Tribe.
Tinhorn is the owner of Tinhorn Consulting, where she has developed and successfully implemented two winning Native American social media political campaigns and created a web strategy for the Hualapai tribal government's online community.
Before opening her own consulting firm, she held positions at IBM and the NSA, and has worked with the Indian Health Service and Seminole Tribe of Florida.
Tinhorn graduated from Arizona State University with a bachelor's in computer science. She later earned a master's degree in computer science from Johns Hopkins University.