Amari Smothers

Amari Smothers

A people-centered individual who is dedicated to cultivating environments where all are welcomed, Amari is driven by analytics and exposure to future techniques. Passionate about social impact and diversity initiatives, she seeks to engage with outliers and outsiders to bring their ideas to the forefront. She thrives in roles that stretch her analytical and strategic mindset while cultivating her innovative energy, and she brings warmth, authenticity, and optimism to her mission to make data impactful. Guided by curiosity and courage for growth, she specializes in crafting stories with data from start to finish.

Amari joins pLink Leadership following notable roles as a consulting analyst at Accenture and Cloud Giants. Certified in Northwestern University’s Leading with Analytics, Amari is also a Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) and holds a bachelor’s degree in information technology from North Carolina State University in Raleigh

Q&A with Amari

Where I grew up: New York, New York

My family: Mom, two half-sisters and a brother, Dad

My favorite music: 80s / 90s R&B music

My favorite foods: Tacos, Trader Joe’s mango sorbet, Nashville chicken sandwich, Bolognese

My favorite cocktail: Prosecco float

What I like to do in my spare time: Sneaker shopping, travel, amateur restaurateur

My first job: Great Wolf Lodge Lifeguard

Something no one would believe about me: 

If you’re not failing, you’re not pushing your limits, and if you’re not pushing your limits, you’re not maximizing your potential.

Ray Dalio

Amari Smothers - Data Analytics, Insights & Impact Specialist
Data Analytics, Insights & Impact Specialist