Moore & Van Allen Law Firm, Attorneys
Practice Areas
  • B.A., University of South Carolina, 2002
  • Federal/State/Local Lobbying & Legislative Services
  • Political Action Committee Administrative Services
100 North Tryon Street
Suite 4700
Charlotte, NC 28202-4003

Maggie Akers

Director of Public Affairs & Event Management
Overview
Professional Affiliations

Maggie Akers is director of public affairs and event management for Moore & Van Allen's Public Affairs group.  She brings nearly 15 years of project management and event implementation experience ranging from corporate events, public forums, seminars, and panels, to entertainment, hospitality and sponsorship.  She has honed her skills with a variety of employers, including an international law firm, top ranked bank and an advertising agency. 

With MVA Public Affairs, Akers has planned and executed a variety of events ranging from public events at the grassroots level to events for corporate executives.  Of note, Akers has managed events announcing some of the largest economic development projects in the Carolinas, and she produced over 20 events in four days for the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.  

From event conception to execution, she manages the entire process inclusive of recommendations on date, time, location, key invitees, format, security, vendor management, and VIP guest and speaker considerations.  She also brings a broad public relations background with expertise in social media, writing, and project management. 

Akers brings a range of skills to projects and events, with attention to detail and organization and a focus on client service.

Professional Affiliations

  • Bechtler Museum of Art Young Visionaries
  • University of South Carolina Alumni Association, Member
  • Junior League of Charlotte, Member
  • Femfessionals, Member