As a Manager within the Programming department, Ashley assists the Director of Programming in coordinating all aspects of Summits throughout the year, including the development and execution of Summit sessions, management of the Concordia Live webinar series, oversight of year-round Patron Member and Executive Roundtables, and day-to-day operations.
Prior to Concordia, Ashley most recently worked as a Policy Advisor to the Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Deputy Director of Scheduling to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy. She specializes in strategic engagement, government affairs, detailed logistics and operations, and improvement of streamlined processes. Ashley discovered Concordia’s mission while advancing the 2019 Concordia Americas Summit in Bogotá for Secretary of Energy Rick Perry.
Ashley is originally from the New Orleans area, graduating from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA. She also has a graduate degree in Autism Spectrum Disorders from George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. Ashley has since returned to New Orleans and works fully remote for Concordia, while also working part-time for her high school’s Alumni Association, as St. Scholastica Academy’s Alumni Relations Coordinator.