Nikki Walker is a consummate public relations professional with cross category experiences in the fields of beauty, fashion, celebrity and lifestyle. Specialties include media relations and press placement, celebrity seeding and wrangling, press and red-carpet event development and activation, consumer engagement and launch strategies. Ms. Walker has carved for herself a unique niche in the industry with her ability to bring ethnic brands into the mass consciousness and create opportunities for mainstream brands to authentically penetrate diverse markets.
In Walker’s former role as Global Brand Awareness Director for Young Living Essential Oils, Nikki led domestic community engagement, global media outreach, strategic brand partnerships, civic and government relationships and corporate social responsibility and philanthropic efforts. Her team developed and executed all consumer facing activations and regularly engaged with the media to share Young Living’s message of whole life wellness with communities both home and abroad.
As the current Director of Brand Experience and Community Engagement for Domo, she works with a team of professionals to elevate and amplify the brand by creating and driving PR programs and initiatives focused on Diversity and Inclusion, workplace equity and belonging, community engagement and Domo for Good.
Throughout her career, Walker has remained active in her community and tied to the issues that matter most including those affecting women and children, mental health awareness in black and brown communities and urban poverty. As a member of The Order of Eastern Star, National Council of Negro Women, NAACP, The Utah Black Chamber of Commerce, The Junior League of Salt Lake City, Sigma Beta Xi Sorority, Incorporated, KUED Advisory Board, the Boys and Girls Club of Salt Lake City Great Futures Gala committee, the Salt Lake Community College Professional Advisory Board, Salt Lake Academy of Music (SLAM) Board of Directors and The Children’s Center Board of Trustees, civic engagement remains an important part of her personal development and commitment to service. Ms. Walker was the recipient of the 2020 Diamond Award for Excellence in Civic Engagement and Business Endeavors presented by The Not Alone Foundation.