Ashley is a proud Philadelphia native who graduated cum laude from Drexel University, where she studied corporate and public relations. Previously, Ashley worked in marketing and events for a classic rock radio station, and came to FIRE as a Program Assistant in 2011 before quickly gravitating to fundraising work. Today, Ashley manages all aspects of FIRE's individual giving, including donor relations, direct mail, fundraising events, and planned giving. Ashley now resides in DC, where she is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals DC Chapter. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, reading true crime novels, and spending time with her Aussie, Iggy Pup.