Annika has choreographed and performed with various amateur and professional groups. She danced on the hardwood for the NBA's Memphis Grizzlies and CBA's Baltimore Schuckers. In addition, she has choreographed for the EuroCup's KK Olimpija and KK Cedevita cheer teams. She was an inaugural member of the Washington Redskins Cheerleader (WRC) Training Program and a member of Allure Dance DC lead by WRC veteran Abigail Dymond. Both programs offer thrilling, leading-edge dance classes, with a focus on providing a strong technical background with innovative, fun material.
Annika tapped into her entrepreneurial spirit by launching Revere Event Planning & Design in 2004, after several years as a successful Pageant Director and Special Events Manager. Revere Event Planning & Design is boutique event planning company dedicated to planning events that reflect the personal style of each client.
Annika is no stranger to the world of pageantry. With over 20 years of experience she has participated as delegate, host, judge, emcee, choreographer, director and producer. Her accomplishments include; Ms. Howard County United States 2016 (Miss United States Organization), 1st Runner-Up Ms. DC United States 2015, Top 10 Faces of the World USA 2008, Top 10 Miss Black Tennessee USA 2007, 1st Runner-Up Miss Global America 2004, Miss Chester County 2004 (Miss America Organization), and Miss Kappa Alpha Psi 2001 (Kappa Beta Chapter). She currently serves as International Ms. District of Columbia 2019 and will compete for the title of International Ms./Ms. USA this summer in New York City.
Annika became involved in the arts at an early age and performed in talent contests throughout her youth. Her love for theatre and dance is not only evident through her studies in Theatre and Dance at The University of Memphis, but also through her elaborate design of events, pageant productions and theatrical dance performances.
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