Ashley joined the Kyle House Group in October 2015 after working for an international bank. While there, Ashley worked clients stemming from across Europe and various Francophone- African countries. She gained great insight into the global financial field and was able to use her extensive French language background on a daily basis. Ashley is fluent in both written and spoken French. While in college, Ashley spent a semester abroad studying in an intensive language immersion program through the Institute for the International Education of Students and the Sorbonne in Paris.
During her college years, Ashley spent two summers working on Capitol Hill. She first served as an intern for former Speaker of the House John Boehner’s Political Office (R-OH). During this time, she assisted with Boehner’s campaign for reelection; she helped with planning and organizing fundraising events, as well as tracking constituent requests or donations. Ashley also helped with the organization of the office’s participation in the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida.
The following summer Ashley served as a Congressional Intern for Congresswoman and House Republican Chair, Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA). She conducted legislative research for the congresswoman and senior congressional staff members on various topics, primarily of which focused on the Agricultural Reform Act of 2014 and the Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act of 2013. Ashley attended many congressional hearings and briefings on topics related to international trade, energy production, and national health care. Ashley also worked with the Republican Conference’s press secretary, helping coordinate and participate in multiple media events.
Ashley grew up in Warrenton, Virginia. She attended Gettysburg College, where she earned a B.A. in Political Science and French. Ashley currently lives in Washington DC.