Nicole Fannin is director of the Youth Villages Dogwood Campus. Fannin joined Youth Villages in 2001 as a counselor. Since then, she has also served as program manager and regional supervisor for Youth Villages' foster care program. She holds a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in criminology.
While working at Youth Villages, Fannin also was a cheerleader for the Memphis Grizzlies for six seasons and before that, a cheerleader for the Memphis Redbirds.