Ashley is involved in all areas of B&A, including screening, due diligence, portfolio company support, and portfolio strategy. She has deep experience leading growth strategy and establishing scalable infrastructure necessary to build sustainable ventures. Prior to B&A, Ashley was Vice President of Strategy & Operations at Hartman Windows & Doors, where she was responsible for growth strategy, leading expansion across the U.S. as well as setting the platform on which to grow. Ashley also worked for Coinstar in Business Development, focusing on launching their new ventures. After college, Ashley was an Analyst at NERA Economic Consulting.
Active in the Chicago community, Ashley serves on the Selection Committee and Associate’s Board of the Good Food Accelerator and is a mentor at The Hatchery. She is also a Member of the Board of the Harvard Business School Club of Chicago, where she co-leads the HBS New Venture Competition in Chicago; as well as the National Leadership Council of United States Artists. Ashley received an MBA with honors from Harvard Business School and a BA in Political Economy, summa cum laude, from Williams College.