Nikki Sorum

Divisional Vice President, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans

Nikki Sorum leads the Midwest Division of Thrivent Financial, which includes approximately 800 financial representatives across 7 regional financial offices, as well as the Financial Advice Center, Thrivent’s direct sales channel. Nikki joined Thrivent in 2002 and has worked in a variety of roles including strategic planning, marketing and investment products, as well as sales. Prior to joining Thrivent Financial, Nikki served as Senior Vice President for RBC Dain Rauscher and spent eight years as a consultant and partner with McKinsey & Co., working with financial institutions. Nikki is active in the community, and has served on the boards of the Minneapolis YWCA, the American College, the Guthrie Theatre, and the Greenspring Board, the for-profit division of Minnesota Public Radio. A native of Pelican Rapids, MN, Nikki received a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis in 1983. In 1987, she earned an MBA from Harvard Business School.


Nikki is a break out speaker at the Gustavus Women in Leadership 4th Annual Conference. She will host a session on "Leadership Lessons: Inspiring and Equipping Others to Achieve Their Passions."