Nikki is originally from Anderson, South Carolina. She holds a Masters in Health Administration from the Medical University of South Carolina and a BS in Biology from the University of South Carolina. Nikki is a licensed nursing home administrator and residential care facility administrator. She worked as the Executive Director of Skylyn Place Retirement Community in Spartanburg, SC. Prior to that, she held the position of Resident Services Director at Covenant Place in Sumter, SC. Nikki is an active community member, serving on the South Carolina Board of Long Term Health Care Administrators and is the past president of the South Carolina Association of Residential Care Homes.