A progressive thinker and a social and civic entrepreneur, Munir Meghjani has
used his professional experience and heavy community involvement to make
connections and bring together diverse groups in Atlanta. This commercial
and investment real estate broker with Sands Investment Group is also the
Vice President of PQ Consulting an Atlanta based management consulting
firm and co-founder of Knock on Wood Creations, which makes handcrafted
wood accessories. He currently serves as the founding Executive Director of his non-profit HOPE (Helping Organizations & People Everywhere) Inc. - they create interactive events to re‑engage young adults in service. He also played a critical role in the start of AROMA (Activist Recruiting Organizing & Mentoring in Atlanta), a group geared toward strategically and creatively mobilizing activists.
Munir sits on several boards including: The Emory University Alumni Board, as President; Georgia State’s RIALTO Center for Arts, as Chairperson of the Board; Oxford College Alumni Board; Leadership DeKalb; Interfaith Community Initiatives; and TEDx PonceyHighlands. Past boards include: Compassionate Atlanta, American Jewish Community: Muslim-Jewish Coalition, and the Emory Development Board. He is also heavily involved in Georgia politics, serving on advisory boards for PACs and candidates, hosting scores of meet and greets and encouraging voter turnout.
He was honored as the first-ever "Emory Alumni Association's 40 Under Forty" by Emory University and the inaugural “40 Under 40 Georgia Muslim” by the Islamic Speakers Bureau. He won the 2016 OPEN Atlanta Pitch Tank and received the Sands Investment Group "Pacesetter Award" the same year. He is also a graduate of the inaugural Emerging Leadership DeKalb Class of 2017 and currently in the Leadership DeKalb Class of 2019. His motivation comes from a mantra he adopted at an early age: “I can’t do all the service the world needs, but the world needs all the service I can do!” Munir graduated from Emory University in 2010 with a B.A. in Psychology focusing on Sociology and Philosophy.