Nikki Barron joined the Columbus Preparatory Academy (CPA) board of directors in April 2015. 

In addition to serving on the Board, Nikki is active on the PTO at her children’s schools.

Nikki is married to her husband, Chris, and they have three children together, ages ranging between 21 and 7. Nikki’s oldest son has helped referee flag football games at CPA, her daughter is preparing to further her academic and athletic career at Tiffin University in the Fall of 2022, and her youngest is finishing first grade. 

Nikki has professional experience focused on finance, operations, and client services. Nikki spent over 10 years creating and maintaining internal budgets that aligned with client performance expectations. Nikki’s experience with contract negotiation and execution allows her to work on the school’s behalf to improve its financial and educational footprint. 

Nikki and her family are supporters of the March of Dimes, as two of her children were born prematurely. As a family, they have participated in the March for Babies for nine consecutive years and raised thousands of dollars for research and support. 

Nikki currently serves as a Board of Directors Officer, holding the position of Treasurer, which she has cumulatively held for five years. Previously she also served as Secretary. Nikki has served as the Chair for the Finance, Short Term Planning, and Fundraising Task Forces. Currently, in addition to chairing the Finance and Short-Term Planning Task Force, she is a member of the Governance Task Force.