Happy Boss’ Day to Our Nikki & Kailynn!

In honor of our fabulous, fearless leaders on National Boss’ Day, here are some kind words the ChicExecs team had to say about founders Nikki and Kailynn. We are so inspired every day by all that you do!


It is such a joy to work for two strong, intelligent, talented, and passionate women! You are amazing at what you do and lead our Chic family with such humility and grace. Happy Boss’ Day! You are so appreciated!

Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish.” Sam Walton hit the nail on the head with this quote – as leaders of an organization of strong, passionate women, you make us feel valued, important, and capable every single day. Thank you for everything that you do and everything that you help us to be!

Happy boss day to our amazingly talented and fearless leaders! I am so blessed by the company you have built and to work under such devoted and strong women! Blessings to you both! So much love!!!! 

I love that Nikki and Kailynn create an environment that’s energetic, out-of-the-box and that champions each individual employee!

It’s an honor to work for two women that are as kind and as they are determined. Nikki and Kailynn have created a fun, supportive and inspiring company that not only is a leader in its industry, but is also one of high more values and integrity. Their dedication to their employees and their vision for the future, make working for ChicExecs a pleasure and an honor! 

GOLD – The best word to describe them!.  Everything they touch turns to GOLD, their hearts are made of GOLD. and they make everyone under their care feel like precious commodities that are truly valued and worthy of a safe and secure place to be. Nikki and Kailynn, your partnership and leadership are an inspiration. Thank you for all that you do for me, our team and our amazing company!! 

Both Nikki and Kailynn are amazing and inspirational entrepreneurs! They embody what a true boss lady should be – they have worked from the ground up, experienced the ups and downs of business, and have taken their valuable lessons to share with others. I am incredibly grateful for the gift they have given me as their employee. N+K show me every day what it takes to succeed and they allow me to grow within my career both creatively and professionally! Thank you!

I started my internship for ChicBuds five years ago at a pivotal point in my career. Working for a doctor’s office and attending medical school at night, I had decided to put my creative side on hold and look for work in a “safe” field.  When I met Nikki & Kailynn, they mentored me every step of the way, taking the time to show me how the “creative” could be a career. I am so grateful for their guidance & support. They have impacted my life in so many ways and helped mold me into the woman I am today. 

Kailynn and Nikki are the warmest, most understanding, and most helpful bosses I’ve ever had in my professional career 🙂 From needing personal time for family matters to helping you make the most out of your career, they go out of their way to make sure you are taken care of as an employee and friend and then cheer you on as you succeed. They are the absolute best bosses in the world; I can’t imagine ever having a better employer.

I am so blessed to have two amazing, strong, women guiding me through my career. I am so appreciative of everything you have done for me and ChicExecs. I am so grateful to have had this opportunity to work for such a magical company. Thank you for always being so great! I hope your day is filled with lots of laughter and love!

Nikki and Kailynn – thank you both so much for your inspiring and humbling leadership. Working for this company has been such a blessing and I’m so thankful for you both! I hope to continue to contribute to the empowering company culture that you two have established here at ChicExecs. We appreciate you ladies so much – today and every day! 

I love being on this journey at ChicExecs. I am so grateful to work for you and to be a part of all the exciting growth here. I love the culture and how you encourage intrepreneurship. What an inspiration you both are.

Happy National Boss Day to the two most inspiring boss ladies around! Here’s to you both for being incredible leaders who inspire every single one of us here at ChicExecs! Wish we could celebrate and spoil you as much as you spoil us here!

We adore you! xo




Hustle Humble September Pitching Event Recap


Celebrating our CEO Kailynn’s new bundle of joy with beautiful hues of blue ombre, September’s speed pitching event was a stylish, super fun success!



At ChicExecs HQ, the office was filled to the brim as local entrepreneurs connected with buyers, media, and social influencers! New relationships were born with small businesses as they networked with the best in the bizz.

Putting the passion back into pitching, we had so much fun empowering businesses this month. Explore the gallery below to see more of this awesome event!


Picture Perfect Panels


When the ladies of Chic weren’t getting their hair braided or setting up killer decorations for this event, they were diligently timing and helping out with the picture perfect panels!

With three different panels for entrepreneurs to pitch to – media, buyers, and influencers – these businesses were set up for success! A few of the brands who pitched their passion included baby brand CarriEight, AirFort, Diva Dog, Ghost Scream, Studio Penny Lane, and the delightful jewelry designs from Nomad West! 





With several brands heading into the Media panel to pitch their business, many learned valuable lessons on building brand identity and how to best be prepared for segments, whether they be on live television or print.

Some of the magnificent media in our panels included:


San Diego Business Journal 

Family Entourage

Chelsea Day – Someday I’ll Learn





Our Social Influencer panel was able to give the brands that attended insight on the world of influencer marketing. Brands had the opportunity to pitch their product and get feedback from established influencers on how to best navigate the process of choosing an influencer that aligns with their brand’s unique identity and needs.


Here are a few of the savvy social mavens who attended:


Camilla @navygraceblog

Christina @fifiandmo





Giving sage advice to brands on what buyers are looking for in the retail industry to keep a competitive edge, small businesses like The Argan Project gained key knowledge to establish a strong brand presence.

Thanks to the wonderful Sarah Nicholson from Zulily for bringing her wealth of knowledge to the panel!


Here For The Food




With You Had Me At Cool adding a tasty chill to a hot day and Big Wave Grill providing mouthwatering grub, this event was off to an appetizing start!


It’s The Little Things





At Chic, we are all about stepping up our decoration game! With a blue ombre theme for the arrival of our CEO’s tiny treasure, everything had a beautiful, bold and tastefully teal color!

It didn’t stop there! With a braid and glitter bar by Elwynn + Cass for all of the hard-working Chic ladies, a customized photo booth, party favors, and fun outdoor games it’s safe to say everyone had a good time.



From all the ladies at ChicExecs, thank you to everyone who came out to this incredibly fun and fab event!


Find out more about upcoming events at http://www.chicexecs.com. 

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