Board of Directors
Ashley, affectionately referred to as the "Promotor of Everything Good", is the Director of Marketing for EP!C, a local nonprofit that enriches the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. EP!C envisions a world where people with disabilities are inspired, respected, engaged in their communities, and empowered to achieve their personal best.
Ashley oversees all communication efforts for the organization including branding, PR, messaging, website, social media management, and more.
She has a long standing career in the nonprofit sector. Before joining EP!C, Ashley was the Assistant Director at CEO Council, an organization comprised of regional business and community leaders who work on projects to better the region. While at Girl Scouts of Central Illinois she used her Courage, Confidence and Character to build donor relations and fundraise for the Peoria, Quincy and Peru territories.
Ashley has a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and Marketing from Augustana College and is a 2016 graduate of the Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce Community Leadership School.
When not working for EP!C, Ashley leverages her experience, passion and talents to advise several organizations. A few of them include: Rotary Club of Peoria North, Young Professionals of Greater Peoria, Make-A-Wish Illinois, 1,000 Pounds Project – Light It Up the Murray Baker Bridge, Peoria Innovation Alliance
Ashley is a Paul Harris Fellow (+1), helped in securing the 2013 All American City award for Peoria, is an accomplished speaker, recipient of the 2005 Ivan Shin award, and was recently named a 25 Women in Leadership for 2019 from WEEK and the Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce.
She lives in Peoria with her husband Ryan and enjoys networking, watching movies, painting, photography, anything Disney and her dog Keiko.