Ashley joined NEA in 2011, where she is currently a communications and marketing manager. Ashley works on NEA brand initiatives including NEA website content and data, social media communities, internal and external events, sponsorships, media oppotunities, and speaking engagements. She also partners with portfolio companies on announcements, launches, and events. Ashley enjoys utilizing her written, creative, and event planning skills to enhance experiences for portfolio companies and the NEA team.
Prior to NEA, Ashley spent six years in the retail sector running high-volume stores for Abercrombie & Fitch and Hollister Co. She led teams of six assistant managers and 100+ part-time associates, managing all store operations including customer service, visual implementation, sales, and team growth and development.
Ashley earned a B.S. in Business Administration from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly) with a concentration in marketing management and a minor in psychology.