Staff

Nikki Tucker Thomas, Executive Director

Nikki Tucker Thomas_Professional Photo (3)  Nikki serves as Executive Director of the Birmingham Bar Foundation. With more than 20 years of experience of work in the nonprofit arena, she is presently in the fifth year in her position with the Foundation.

Prior to her work with  the Foundation, Nikki was the Communications Director for the Alabama Civil Justice Foundation, a statewide grantmaking organization. She, too, served as Communications Director for the Community Action Association of Alabama, District Communications Director for a former U. S. Congressman and Public Relations Director for the Alabama State Employees Association. Nikki also served as Chair of the Elmore County Board of Registrars, at the time making her the youngest person to serve in that position. Additionally, she was worked as an Associate Producer of For the Record, a statewide news broadcast produced by Alabama Public Television.

A native of Wetumpka, Alabama, Nikki is a graduate of Troy University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism, and she works diligently in the community. She is a founding member of the Emanon Group, a nonprofit education advocacy organization that works to support students, parents, teachers and staff in the Elmore County school system. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and a fourth generation member of Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama, where she has served in various capacities in the church including as youth director and as President of the Women’s Council.

Nikki is married to Robert G. Thomas, Sr. and is the mother of 7 year old son, Nicholas Carrell and 5 year old twin daughters, Lindsay Arianna and Tristyn Lowery. She is the daughter of Mrs. Patrycya Lowery Tucker and the late Carrell N. Tucker of Wetumpka, Alabama (both former educators), and the granddaughter of Mrs. Annie W. Lowery and the late Winston C. Lowery and the late D.J. and Minerva Tucker of Elmore, Alabama.

To contact Nikki, email her at bbfound@bellsouth.org.

 

Anna Reilly, Community Outreach & Education Programs Director

Anna currently serves as Community Outreach and Education Programs. She holds a law degree from Cumberland School of Law and a BA in Psychology from Rhodes College. Originally from Marietta, Georgia, she has made Birmingham her new home.

In her position, she is working on the expansion of the Foundation’s educational programming and assists with fundraising and event planning.