Miriam Cummings

Miriam is Managing Director of Malvada Group LLC, a multi-disciplinary communications and business development firm based in Atlanta, Georgia.  Since 2000, she has managed the development and facilitation of programs for public and private sector clients. Her core markets are community planning, transportation, environmental, water/wastewater, nonprofit, education and corporate.  Since the mid 1980s she has specialized in strategic planning, organization development, community outreach, facilitation, mediation, training, feasibility studies, promotions, and market research.

Ms. Cummings began her career in advertising coordinating accounts and later served as Director of Communications for Earthrise Entertainment where she developed, marketed and distributed cable television and radio programs. Later, while employed at the Museum of Broadcasting, she developed communications programs to inform and educate communities, students, and entertainment industry practitioners through the facilitation of workshops and public forums to discuss the history and future of television, film, theatre and radio programming. 

In 1989, Miriam moved from New York to Atlanta, Georgia to co-produce and distribute a documentary style radio program “Southways” for Regional Radio Network; a project of the Southern Regional Council: the oldest civil rights organization in the Southeast.

Over the years, Miriam has developed a vast background in social, civic and community service initiatives.  Several of her clients include Georgia Department of Transportation, DeKalb County, City of Atlanta, America Speaks, Emory University, Jackson State University, University of Georgia, Atlanta Neighborhood Development Partnership (ANDP), Peoplestown Revitalization Corporation, Jewish Family & Career Services, and others. 

Ms. Cummings majored in Mass Communications at LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City, New York.  She is a member of the International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) and the Atlanta Regional Commission’s Public Involvement Advisory Group (PIAG).

Miriam Cummings Managing Director, Malvada Group, LLC

Miriam Cummings

Managing Director, Malvada Group, LLC

Decatur, Georgia, United States

Facilitation & Strategic Planning
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