Leadership & Board of Directors

Corporate Portrait of Nikki Ballinger

Vice President, Human Resources

Nikki Ballinger


Worthington Steel Company

Nikki Ballinger is vice president of human resources for Worthington Steel and brings with her more than 25 years of experience in leadership, performance management, manager development and compliance areas.

Prior to this role, Ballinger served as vice president, human resources business partners & administration at Worthington Industries. She started her tenure with Worthington Industries in the spring of 2012 and was promoted to corporate director of human resources in the fall of the same year. She then moved to director of human resources for the Steel Processing group in February 2014 and moved to director of human resources for the Cylinders business in June 2016.

Since joining, Ballinger has been driving human resources (HR) initiatives to ensure organizational success and has applied her relationship building skills to support the senior leadership teams. Her past achievements and vast experience will ensure alignment of the HR strategy and position Worthington Steel for future growth.

Ballinger resides in Saint Louisville, Ohio, with her husband, Mike, and enjoys spending time with her three children and eight grandchildren.