Rikki has dedicated her entire professional career to helping local businesses grow through marketing and advertising. As the advertising sales manager for Country Roads Magazine, Rikki balanced the responsibilities of managing an advertising sales team while she still consistently led the company as the top-performing sales executive. Through her experience, Rikki has learned how to empathize with the challenges businesses face, and she understands the best practices and processes necessary for marketing success.
At BlinkJar Media, Rikki is eager to contribute toward the growth of the businesses represented by BlinkJar by integrating their offline and online marketing efforts. Rikki is anxious to apply her deep knowledge of traditional advertising with the new and innovative approaches that are transforming the landscape of marketing today. As someone who is detailed-oriented and results-driven, Rikki will always push the status-quo in an effort to help her clients and the agency remain nimble and productive.
Professionally and personally, Rikki is passionate about constantly learning and challenging herself. A native of Seattle, Washington, Rikki landed in the bayous of Baton Rouge from “The Emerald City” on a soccer scholarship at Louisiana State University. Rikki was one of only four, 4-year lettermen from the original recruiting class for the LSU woman’s soccer program, and she was the recipient of the 1998 LSU Woman’s Scholar Athlete of the Year Award from the Tiger Athletic Foundation. Rikki is a 1999 graduate of the Manship School of Mass Communication at Louisiana State University, where she received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Journalism with a concentration in Advertising. Rikki is also the recipient of the 2013 Wilda Kovacs Award from Women In Media.
When not working, Rikki enjoys spending time with her family, reading, cooking, and looking for new adventures.