Meet Lori

Looking for a passionate, experienced, knowledgeable sales and marketing coach, trainer, speaker or media expert? Meet Lori.

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Lori A. Manns is in a word, a trailblazer.  Her mission is to help trailblazing entrepreneurs to grow their businesses using their innate, brilliant, unique, gifts and skills to experience a life of their dreams. Being an intuitive problem solver, Lori enjoys helping business owners to get past their biggest challenges in order to emerge, excel and elevate to the next level of success. As a sought after entrepreneur, speaker, trainer, philanthropist and coach, it’s Lori’s mission to help entrepreneurs with uncompromising ambition to become the trailblazers of their generation.

Lori is the CEO of Quality Media Consultant Group, a consultancy firm specializing in media strategies that work to provide increased clientele, brand visibility and revenue.  Lori is a marketing and sales coach and business strategist who empowers corporations and small business owners to grow their businesses by utilizing magnetic marketing strategies and soulful sales solutions. Lori is a strategic media buyer and proficient in placing advertising campaigns across all platforms including: TV, radio, Internet, print, direct mail and outdoor advertising.

Since establishing QMC Group in 2009, Lori has received the following awards and recognition: Live Your Legacy Leadership Award (2015), Women in Leadership Development and Empowerment Service Award by W.I.L.D.E., Inc. (2014), the Rising in Community Excellence Award by Carter Unlimited, Inc. (2014) and the SWIBA Business on the Rise Award by Stiletto Woman Media (2013). Lori was also recognized as a Super Tuesday Awards finalist  by Atlanta Business League in 2012 and received the Business Superstar Award by People You Need To Know Magazine in 2010. Lori has been recognized and honored as a media expert and sales/marketing entrepreneur  in Who’s Who of Black Atlanta, 2011, 2012, 2012, 2014 and 2015.

Prior to founding QMC Group, Lori served as Senior Multi-Media Account Manager for two of the largest radio groups in the country, CBS Radio and Cox Radio.  During her tenure with CBS Radio and Cox Radio, Lori serviced Fortune 500 companies and provided advertising, sales and marketing solutions resulting in a profitable return on investment for her clientele.

Ms. Manns has career experience in business development, marketing communications, branding and media buying and serves as a marketing mentor, media buyer and business strategist to various small and medium size businesses in Georgia and across the U.S.

With a strong passion for philanthropy Ms. Manns enjoys giving back. She is founder and president of Live Healthy & Thrive Youth Foundation,  Inc., an Atlanta based, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to fostering and promoting children’s health. Lori believes it is critical to “pay it forward” in terms of education and empowerment for children who represent the future leaders of tomorrow.

Ms. Manns holds a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications from Auburn University in Montgomery and is a graduate of the 2010 Class of Leadership Dekalb.  Her professional affiliations include; National Sales Network, Dekalb Chamber of Commerce and National Association for Female Executives (NAFE).   In her spare time, Lori volunteers for such organizations as the Multiple Sclerosis Society, Hosea Feed the Hungry, American Cancer Society and the Atlanta Day Shelter for Women & Children, Inc.

Lori has a heart to serve entrepreneurs all over the world. With a message that will ignite them into action and help them live the life of their dreams. This is her gift, mission and true calling.

To invite Lori to speak at your next business or networking event, please visit the speaking page.