Community Investment Officer – St. Louis Community Foundation
Nikki is a social worker and nonprofit professional with over 15 years of experience. As the Community Investment Manager with the St. Louis Community Foundation, she works to stay educated about the local nonprofit landscape and connect donors to their philanthropic visions.
Since completing her Master of Social Work at Hunter College in 2008, Nikki has taken on a variety of roles as a direct client service provider and nonprofit administrator. Prior to joining the Community Foundation staff, Nikki was a Project Manager with Justine PETERSEN Housing and Reinvestment Corporation in St. Louis. She oversaw both local and national workforce development programming and financial empowerment initiatives.
Before settling back in her hometown of Granite City, Illinois to be close to family and friends, Nikki spent many years living in New York City and Austin, Texas. She is passionate about bringing her human-centered approach to the world of philanthropy and meaningful change to the region.