Ashley is a lifelong Kansan and a career-long non-profit devotee. She got her start in non-profit work at Make-A-Wish Kansas where she spent ten years granting wishes and leading the organization. Later, she worked as Marketing Director for a facility maintenance group, and then joined Youth Entrepreneurs to spearhead the organization’s national expansion.

Now Executive Director of FlagshipKansas.Tech, Ashley brings her expert understanding of the non-profit world and love of Kansas to propel the state’s technology sector.

Ashley is a graduate of Friends University with a BS in Political Science/History and holds a Master of Arts in American and Public History from Wichita State University as well as an MBA from Friends University.