Special Assistant to the Partners
Nyki Caldwell serves as the special assistant to Founding Partner Howard Ross and Partner and Chairperson Leslie Traub. In addition to managing their calendars and handling administrative tasks related to the Partners, Nyki also carries out various special projects that inform and support different aspects of the business; such projects include researching, editing, and various forms of data analysis.
Prior to joining the Cook Ross team, Nyki served as an AmeriCorps volunteer through City Year, an education-focused non-profit dedicated to helping students and schools succeed. Nyki is a graduate of Wake Forest University and holds a B.S. in health and exercise science with a minor in psychology. She attended Wake Forest on full athletic scholarship on the women’s track and field team, where she competed as a high jumper throughout her four years. She is passionate about social justice, mental and physical health and well-being, women’s rights, and issues particularly related to and facing the black community.