Ashley brings to BSR experience in corporate sustainability, sustainable food systems, and corporate social responsibility. Prior to joining BSR, Ashley worked with a food service management company as the Director of Sustainability, heading its sustainability department in higher education. There, she established and implemented a more sustainable supply chain from consumables to single-use items. She also developed social programs targeting high-risk youth, educational food sustainability campaigns and programs, and programs to reduce overall food waste. Ashley also worked with food distributors on a regional level, connecting them to local farmers and other hospitality partners to develop a more sustainable local economy. Early in her career, she worked within the hospitality industry, focusing on waste management of materials.
Ashley holds a M.P.S. and a B.S. from SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry in association with Syracuse University, with a focus in Sustainable Development for her master's degree and a focus in Environmental Law and Policy for her bachelor's. Ashley also holds a Certificate of Advanced Studies of Sustainable Enterprise from Syracuse University.