Art Director

Nicki is an Addy Award-winning graphic designer with 25 impressive years of comprehensive advertising, branding, promotional campaign and copywriting experience in the business sector at Walt Disney World, Bonnier Corporation, and other multi-million dollar companies. Former co-owner of Access Publishing based in Downtown Orlando, her enthusiasm for connecting live, work and play in DTO has formed deep roots here for a quarter of a century. She takes personal pride in the successful design, promotion and community events she’s created including her most recent and highly-praised brainchild, “Art Is Moving” – SunRail’s roving art gallery, “The Human Heart: An Outright Love-in,” Downtown Orlando’s Access Lunch & Learn series, and as a board member of the GLBT History Center. In addition, Nicki has enjoyed working on local government initiatives including Volusia County’s annual Earth Day events. With an eye for innovation and bigger-picture communications and promotional goals, Nicki has a strong commitment to best practices and better ideas. Whether in official TKO business or volunteering after hours, Nicki enjoys creative collaboration with her wife, TKO’s Creative Operations Manager, Rachel Gardiner.