With over 15 years of experience in media, marketing and press Ashley founded Inspire the Now in Los Angeles in 2016 with the goal of taking her unique understanding of today’s consumer landscape to help grow emerging companies into household names and reposition legacy brands as conversation leaders.
Upon graduating from the University of Arkansas with a degree in International Relations, Ashley moved to Los Angeles and was accepted into the renowned NBC Page Program working their iconic The Tonight Show. After several years working in production for NBC Ashley made the leap in front of the camera as a presenter for E! News and E! Online, covering fashion, celebrity news and covering award shows in Hollywood. In 2005 she assumed the role of West Coast Bureau chief of In Touch Weekly, Life and Style and Closer magazines.
With Inspire the Now Ashley is intent on maintaining a boutique agency feel and giving each client the individual attention they deserve. Inspire the Now is not simply a PR agency but a collaborative brand incubator that works to find innovative and disruptive solutions to every challenge. Our bicoastal team are experts in the fields of brand strategy, development and repositioning; content creation; activations and events; and celebrity and influencer relations and offer a bespoke service tailored to your needs.