Brand Strategist | Entrepreneur | Speaker
Averri Liggins helps business owners to increase their visibility and connections so that they can grow their sales. As a Brand Strategist and Social Media Advisor, she has assisted non-profits, small businesses, and personal brands with their revenue and social media strategy. Averri's background in Public Administration has further enhanced her perspective of business systems. Her most notable position was working for former Governor Nathan Deal.
In 2019, Averri transitioned to the GTA, which currently manages the delivery of IT infrastructure services to 89 Executive Branch agencies and manages network services to more than 1,200 state and local government entities. She is responsible for coordinating various projects and requisitioning funds for contractors. Within her first five months in her new position, Averri was awarded "Rookie of the Year" for her dedication and contributions to GTA.
Currently, Averri serves on the GTA State Charitable Contributions Program (SCCP) Charity Golf Tournament Committee, which raised $34,700 for charity in the 2019 Tournament. SCCP funnels support to hundreds of charitable organizations providing services in communities all across Georgia. She assisted in streamlining operations that enhanced the committee output. In recognition of efforts, Averri was promoted to Deputy Chair of the SCCP, which heads several subcommittees and is slated to be the successor to the current Chair in 2021.
Seeing the limited opportunities for black women in entrepreneurship, Averri created Black Women Moguls. Through this platform, she assists women entrepreneurs who are seeking to build a profitable brand. Outside of her entrepreneurial ventures, she serves as the youngest board member, First Vice President of a local section of the National Council of Negro Women. For her contributions to her community, Averri was awarded the NCNW "Living the Legacy" Award and recognized as "Who's Who in Black Atlanta."