Ashley started her career as a student worker for the UNCW Athletics department. After graduating, she worked in the financial services industry before returning to her alma mater as a temporary employee for the Travel and Accounts Payable Office.
Soon after, she became a full-time research administrator in the Office of Sponsored Programs & Research Compliance at UNCW where she led multiple projects, and coordinated training for her project teams.
Currently, she is a technology trainer for the UNCW Information Technology Services department. She is passionate about championing teamwork and inclusivity to embrace different ideas, beliefs, work styles and perspectives.