Mentor, "The Glee Project"Nikki Anders serves as a mentor on Oxygen's newest competition reality show "The Glee Project." Anders is a music business veteran whose career has spanned the gamut from recording artist to songwriter, to producer, to record company and music publishing company owner. Anders works with many different musical styles as exemplified by her vast experience in the television and motion picture industry. She currently serves as the vocalist and vocal arranger and songwriter for the hit series "Glee." A native of Waverly, Iowa, Anders left the rural township to train to become a gymnast for the US Olympic gymnastics team, but quickly realized her love for music and went on to pursue a musical career.