Nicki Briggs, MS, RDN (Founder + President, NEAR BOIL Brand Communications)
Recognized as one of PRWeek's 40 Under 40 ‘Trailblazers to Watch,’ Nicki Briggs is a driven brand marketing and communications leader and passionate food and nutrition expert.
Nicki harnesses her unique skill set to provide integrated, creative solutions for food, wellness, and hospitality brands as a strategic advisor, board member, consultant, and interim marketing leader.
Prior to starting her own brand communications and strategy practice, Nicki led global communications for Chobani overseeing all public relations, influencer marketing, social media, customer service, corporate communications, executive visibility, government affairs, CSR, reputation management, nutrition strategy, and internal communications. She’s responsible for building the brand's voice and played a pivotal role in transforming a once regional yogurt company into a one-billion dollar brand in less than five year—gaining the company recognition as one of the fastest-growing startups ever. Nicki's work at Chobani is featured in the Harvard Business School case study, “Growing a Live and Active Culture” along with hundreds of publications globally.