Nikki Pressley is the Texas state director and chief of staff for Right On Crime. Her work focuses on criminal justice and juvenile justice policy.

While pursuing her graduate degree, she started as an intern for the Foundation, working on child and family policy. She earned a role as a policy analyst, focusing on various policy issues including child welfare, human trafficking, and juvenile justice.

Pressley graduated from the University of North Texas with an MS in educational psychology with a concentration in family policy and program administration and a BS in human development and family science with a concentration in family and community.