"Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it."

Maya Angelou

As an Account Manager, Nykia is a champion for enterprise software and professional services clients. She spearheads PR programs, owns day-to-day execution and illuminates brand stories to garner top-tier media attention.

Prior to joining Walker Sands, Nykia gained a breadth of experience on the agency side -- having supported clients in the franchise, travel and food & beverage industries. Equal parts wordsmith and strategist, this Chicago native helps brands reach key audiences through creative storytelling and earned media tactics.

Nykia holds a Bachelor's degree in American Studies from Trinity College, as well as a minor in Writing, Rhetoric and Media. When she's not brainstorming ways to help her clients win, Nykia can be found at a nearby yoga studio or cheering on the Crimson Tide.