Senior Advisor, Advocacy
Ashley develops and executes advocacy strategies that support Arnold Ventures' policy goals.
Before the formation of Arnold Ventures, she served as President of Action Now Initiative, a political advocacy organization founded by Laura and John Arnold. In her role at Action Now, she executed reform strategies that spanned a range of policy areas, from nutrition to criminal justice to education. Earlier in her career, she was a partner in a large Houston law firm focusing on corporate securities, mergers, and acquisitions.
Ashley is actively involved with a number of nonprofit organizations in Houston. She served on the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund Grants Committee and is a member of the Board of Directors for the CHRISTUS Foundation for Health Care and re: Mind.
She holds a law degree from Harvard Law School and a bachelor's in Plan II Honors from the University of Texas.