Amani’s background over the last 25 years has been rooted in sales and operations for small to mid-sized corporations, most recently holding a Director position for publicly-held, NASDAQ traded, Forrester Research (FORR) for which he served in various leadership roles for over 11 years. He is an accomplished serial entrepreneur, investor, and mentor who holds board of director positions for Pencil Nashville, The Historic Buena Vista Community Association. Amani was a collegiate level athlete for Newbury Jr. College, attended Harvard University School of Extension Studies, and ultimately received his B.A. degree in Business Administration from Emmanuel College. He grew up in Salem, Ma, but has called Nashville, Tennessee home for over 5 years.