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Nikki Carlson

Co-Founder & Co-President

Contributor for Forbes, Inc, Conscious Company, and The Business Woman Media

Nikki is a dynamic force as an entrepreneur, marketing leader, and business strategist. She blends her corporate experience with her business ventures to provide savvy leadership to her current clients and her retail-focused agency. Venturing into her businesses with partner Kailynn Bowling, Nikki has gained the trust and support of clients across many industries. With her knowledge for getting small business off the ground and running, she has pivoted her years of marketing know-how to brands for herself and others that have lasting success. She has started businesses that are woman-centered and driven with spirit and determination, quick to identify the needs of consumers.


Nikki’s first business, ChicBlvd, catered to women’s consumer electronics and was the impetus for ChicExecs. Launching the agency with Kailynn, the duo initially garnered more than 100 clients and a network of 35,000 small businesses with their unique model and innovative approach to retail marketing. Today, that drive still carries through to a growing company that continues to provide innovative marketing and PR campaigns for clients worldwide, retail strategy placement in major retailers, and digital marketing. Nikki’s contagious enthusiasm and creativity has bolstered ChicExecs to be named a “Best Place to Work” by Entrepreneur Magazine. Her commentary on relevant industry news can be found in the pages of Forbes, Inc., Conscious Company, and The Business Woman Media where she regularly writes blogs. She continues to “Think Outside the Suit” in both her business and charity work and has been recognized with a Stevie Award for Women in Business and as a finalist for San Diego Magazine Woman of the Year, Connected Women of Influence Awards, and San Diego Business Journal Business Woman of the Year.

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Our experienced team members consist of TV News Anchors, Reporters and Producers, PR and Marketing Professionals, Nordstrom Buyers, Social Media Specialists, SEO and Ad Experts, and many more. We would love to meet you and present a strategy to help you reach your brand goals. We are ready when you are!

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