Chief Financial Officer, Leighton Group
With nearly twenty years of experience in her field and fifteen years of experience in the industry, Nikhila joined the Leighton team as Chief Financial Officer in July of 2022. With a track record of turning sights into actionable steps and a focus on building strong relationships with staff and clients alike, Nikhila is responsible for developing financial strategies that support Leighton’s primary objectives. With Leighton, Nikhila is focused on identifying opportunities for growth, implementing financial discipline, and building a bridge between the old way of doing things and positive change.
In her free time, Nikhila is an avid baker and crossword puzzle enthusiast. She also enjoys binge-watching shows (including Avatar: The Last Airbender) and spending quality time with her husband, son, and rescue dog.
Nikhila is a licensed CPA, has a master’s degree in Accountancy from Texas State University, and earned an MBA from the Xavier Institute of Management.