Having an early appreciation for art and all things crafting that she attributes to her early days as a Girl Scout, Ashley found herself right at home in the Graphic Communications program at Clemson University where she studied graphic process management, printing, and packaging.
Ashley spent her early days in global account management overseeing packaging design and graphics for clients like Hanes and Titleist, and assumed a leadership role establishing offices in Hong Kong and Bangkok. While managing retailer and partner relationships, she paved the way for a Danish outdoor furniture brand to claim Target.com’s top category position and later supported a European housewares brand launching their business in the US market.
Ashley was excited to return to creative work managing inspired projects for a communications firm working with clients like Siemens, Quintiles, BASF, and Grifols. Most recently Ashley honed her project management skills and dove into product design and development, spending the past 5 years with a product design and branding firm where she guided the team as they tackled tough challenges for clients from entrepreneurs to Fortune 500 companies.