Nikki moved to Orchard, Nebraska in 2014 and began her time at Blackburn Manufacturing that October. She previously held a Technical Writing position at a banking software company, writing promotional material and instructional manuals. Nikki’s primary role in the art department includes designing artwork for new products, preparing art for print, and helping with several miscellaneous tasks, including writing content for our marketing team. In addition to being a great asset to our team, Nikki also excels at her role as customer service representative, assisting customers with designing their custom products to entering the finalized order.

Nikki attended Texas A&M University for two years before transferring to the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. There, she received her Bachelor of Arts in English and Communications. In college, Nikki played in the trombone in Nebraska’s Cornhusker Marching Band, where she met her husband, Colton both being in the trombone section. When Nikki isn’t designing new art for Blackburn Manufacturing, she loves spending quality time with her family, watching movies, camping, and Bible Journaling. Accomplishments she is proud of include running several half marathons and one full marathon to-date, and publishing a book in 2016..