Nikki M. Jones is a people and culture leader with over 25+ years of professional experience. As the DE&I lead, she is focused on ensuring diversity, equity and inclusion are infused into every area of business operations - from how we interact with and meet the needs of our members to how we show up as a DE&I champion, leader and change-maker in the healthcare industry.
Nikki joined the HBA in 2009 as the first staff director of finance and has since held roles of varying responsibility spanning finance, marketing, communications, technology and most recently. HR & talent management. Prior to her not for profit experience at HBA, Nikki held management roles at Johnson & Johnson supporting the consumer care business and the former healthcare business of Prudential in the accounting and finance area. She is a graduate of Elizabeth City State University (HBCU) located in North Carolina with a degree in accounting and is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) where she earned the Certified HR Professional designation (SHRM-CP). Nikki currently resides in Dayton, NJ.
Outside of her work with HBA, Nikki partners in life with her husband of over 20 years and enjoys watching her three teenagers mature and chart their own paths through life. She loves dancing, living out her calling and passion to inspire others for positive impact by serving in various volunteer roles in her church and community.