Nicki Anderson has been CEO of the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce since 2014. As a past board member and 20-year member of the chamber, Nicki is the first woman to serve as CEO. In addition to the Chamber Board, Nicki also served on 360 Youth Services Board of Directors, Samaritan Interfaith Board of Directors, IDEA Health and Fitness Advisory Board and currently serves on the Loaves and Fishes Community Services Advisory Board and 360 Youth Services Community Advisory Board.
Prior to her role as CEO, Anderson founded Reality Fitness in 1993, which was one of the first in-home personal training businesses in the region. Reality Fitness went from a one-woman operation, to a staff of 12 with the addition of a brick and mortar facility. Anderson traveled all over the world educating small and large health clubs on customer service, marketing and innovation. In 2000, she had her first book published and went on to publish two more business focused books. From 1998-2013, she was a columnist for Sun-Times Media, and Tribune Companies.
Anderson lives in Naperville with her husband Bill. They have 4 grown children and 2 grandchildren.