Omari Jahi Aarons
Founder and Managing Partner
Aarons Group LLC
Omari Jahi Aarons is a disruptive leader and transformation coach with over 15 years of experience in Corporate America at Fortune 150 companies. Omari has built infrastructures to support culture change efforts and originated roles. Omari’s work connects consumer demand with rising employee expectations for workplaces to be representative of the populations they serve and are embedded with the innovative mindsets needed to lead most effectively.
A strong champion of inclusion, Omari has served as an employee resource group leader and executive sponsor, and authored a number of business diversity strategic plans to attract, recruit and retain racially diverse talent.
Omari brings perspectives from his community leadership experiences. He is a proud Big mentor and director for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Massachusetts. In October 2021, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker appointed Omari to a five-year term as a trustee for Roxbury Community College.
Omari has received numerous honors for his commitment to community building and civic engagement and demonstrated inclusive leadership. Insurance Business America honored Omari with their inaugural Leader of Change award in September 2020 and the Rising Star Award in October 2020. Omari was selected by the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce as a 2020 Ten Outstanding Young Leader and named a 2021 40 LGBTQ Leader Under 40 for North America by Business Equality Magazine.
Omari is a graduate of Xavier University in Cincinnati, OH, and is a Howard Thurman Fellow at Boston University School of Theology where he is pursuing his Master of Divinity in Global and Community Engagement. He is a Workhuman Certified Professional.
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Omari’s gift is helping people embrace disruption and change in their own experiences to unlock their future. He connects with audiences on a variety of topics including social exclusion, spirituality, faith and social justice, mental health and well-being.