Social entrepreneur and business development professional with experience in launching and scaling startups, developing new product channels, dreaming up out-of-the-box partnerships, and creating national experiences and corresponding marketing initiatives for anywhere between 10 and 1,000 people.
Specialties: Business development, experiential programming, community management, digital marketing, venue and contract negotiation, press outreach, content creation, partnership development, event planning, public speaking.
Ashley has spent the last seven years working in the startup space, both as a founder and as her previous company’s first hire. In her last role as National Business Development Lead at The Welcoming Committee, an events and travel company, she helped grow a Boston-based 2,000 person community
into a membership base of 35,000 in ten cities across the country. Ashley’s dedication to support women entrepreneurs began during her MBA program, grew as she navigated the landscape of accelerators and fundraising in Boston, and continues to strengthen as she works with women CEOs
and investors as Director of the Boston WIN Lab