Imran is the president of Blackwater Construction Group, LLC, and Board Member Director at Largest Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce at North Metro Atlanta - Duluth, GA. Imran has been a successful contractor for over 20 years, opening his own construction business in 2000, and holds the General Contractor License in the State of Georgia since 2008. Under his leadership, Blackwater Construction has had unprecedented growth while impacting the local community. Mr. Niazi is currently serving on the Gwinnett County Planning and Zoning Commission (District 1).
Prior to starting, building, and leading Blackwater to substantial growth as a construction management firm in the Atlanta area. He collaborated with FEMA and the Army Corps of Engineers during the hurricane seasons as a subcontractor to help rebuild after hurricanes Ivan, Katrina, Dennis, and Wilma from 2003 to 2007. Imran continues to become a top leader and influence minority-owned companies in the Atlanta area.
Currently entrepreneur and own multiple companies in the hospitality industry in the USA. Prior to being an entrepreneur, Mr. Akhunkhail worked for over 19 years in corporate America primarily in management consulting serving fortune 100 companies such as IBM, AT&T, Cisco, Citi Bank, HP, and Verizon. Mr. Shah has traveled extensively to North America, Europe, and Asia serving global and strategic clients. He has served on many boards of directors for non-for-profit organizations focusing on youth leadership and development. He is also the founder of a well-known charity called Sir Foundation.
Mr. Akhunkhail is an activist, community engager, and mentor to many youngsters. He received his high school education in Karachi Pakistan and higher education in the USA. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and an MBA in Finance/Marketing and currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Mr. Mughal combines his skills as a government affairs advisor, public policy strategist, civil mediator, and public policy expert providing government affairs advice to public officials and influential corporate clients.
Farooq Mughal founded MS Global Partners – Government and Business Advisors in 2008 and has grown it into the premier bipartisan government affairs and public policy firm, serving minority businesses (AAPI, Black, Hispanic, Veterans, and Women) in economic development, technology, healthcare, business expansion, agriculture, international trade, and public engagement.
In 2021, The Georgia Chamber of Commerce appointed Farooq Mughal to its Board of Directors. In this leadership capacity, Mr. Mughal will play a vital role by providing guidance, leadership, and support for the Chamber’s policy and membership efforts. Farooq Mughal also serves on the Georgia Chamber’s Government Affairs Council.