Nikki Franklin is an Alabama native. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management with a minor in Management Information Systems. For the past 14 years, Nikki has worked as a corporate HR Professional in many areas including, ecommerce, recruiting, diversity & inclusion, and technology.

In 2016, she made the decision to leave her career to raise her family, and homeschool her now teenage son, who attended Montessori school for 4 years. Nikki is currently obtaining her Master’s in Business Administration at Columbus State University, and owns a local artisan collective in LaGrange, GA. She has a passion for working with makers, entrepreneurs, and supporting community initiatives.

Nikki enjoys traveling, baking, sewing, photography, and reading. She resides in LaGrange, GA with her husband, their three children, and beautiful granddaughter.