Award-winning global learning and leadership development professional. Catalyst for developing leadership capacity.
Advocate for the professional development of women and
gender equity. Author. Educator. Entrepreneur.
Nicci Roach is diversifying rooms with equipped leaders through interactive lectures, consulting and as
on-air radio host and producer on KSTL Jubilee 690 AM.
She is a sought-out speaker, advisor and leader-in-residence.
Nicci has helped hundreds of leaders across various industries lean into leading from where they are to transform behaviors, build inclusive culture, and reimagine possibilities.
Nicci possess more than 15 years in higher education leadership. She currently serves as an Assistant to the President at Saint Louis University. In this role she serves as an active catalyst for constructive and collaborative change, helping to propel the University to be a global Jesuit institution that is student- and patient-centered, research-driven and mission-focused, working alongside staff, faculty, students and the people of St. Louis to re-imagine, transform and unify the city. This includes leading the research, planning, launch and management of assigned strategic projects in collaboration with University stakeholders.
A few fun facts...
Webster University’s inaugural Associate Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion and Senior Director for Community Engagement.
In 2012, Nicci accepted a gubernatorial appointment to the Missouri Community Service Commission.
Nicci is the Co-Founder of Mosaic Ceiling, a Midwest based non-profit with a mission to ‘empower women one ceiling at a time’.
Nicci toured with the inspirational theatrical play, Lord Knows I’ve Tried (MKC Productions).
She served as lead producer and on-air talent for a popular community affairs radio show on ClearChannel (now iHeart Media).
Nicci was host of Music Central Videos, Gospel Xpressions and the Suite Soul Spot Concert Series, all featured in St. Louis, MO.
She was selected as the host for Reel Entertainment, a Charter Communications Public Access Entertainment Show.
Completing Doctorate Studies in Higher Education Leadership
Missouri Baptist University
Master of Arts in Human Resources
Master of Arts in Public Relations
Bachelor of Arts in Media Communications m. in Women’s Studies
Diversity Management Certificate
Certificate of Completion Women in Educational Leadership