AAF Memphis Announces New Executive Director

Posted 27.06.2016

MEMPHIS, TN—AAF Memphis is pleased to welcome Nikii Richey as its new executive director.

As executive director, Richey will support the AAF Memphis officers and board of directors on all operational, membership, event and communications efforts.

“We are very excited for Nikii to join our team,” said Cynthia Saatkamp, president of AAF Memphis. “Her energy and expertise will add great value to our organization and greater industry.” 

Prior to joining AAF Memphis, Richey worked for twelve years as office manager of Shady Grove Presbyterian Church. She currently assists artist Maysey Craddock’s exhibit production, as well as curates art shows for local and regional artists.

Richey co-founded Sister Supply, a local nonprofit organization that provides menstrual products to women who are homeless and/or living in poverty. She currently directs Sister Supply’s marketing and community relations.

Richey’s advertising background includes creative services management, traffic management, art production, and office management at local companies Johnson|Graber, Retriever Graphics, and Thompson & Company. She received her bachelors degree in advertising and public relations from the University of South Carolina and a masters in Journalism from the University of Memphis.

“I’m thrilled to be part of the Memphis advertising community again,” said Richey.

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ABOUT AAF MEMPHIS. The mission of AAF Memphis, the 185-member  Memphis chapter of the American Advertising Federation, is to inspire, empower and applaud the professional growth of marketing communications specialists. 

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