University of Cincinnati (BS-AE 2011 and M Arch 2017)
Ashley joins us from the University of Cincinnati, where she earned her BS in architectural engineering and MA in architecture. While there, Ashley interned with the Court Atkins Group team twice, where she promptly fell in love with the Lowcountry. Ashley was an instrumental part of the 2022 Southern Living Idea Home and the 2020 HGTV Dream Home design team and also takes the lead as Court Atkins Group’s “Fun Czar,” the chairman of all social events and extra-curricular activities. In her free time, Ashley and her husband, Matt, love to try new restaurants in Savannah and walk their dog, Stella. Ashley continues to impress all with her fierce commitment to distance running and the ultra-marathon circuit.
Describe your process: Every day presents itself with a new challenge or an opportunity to adapt.
Quote relevant to your work life: Failure is an action, not an identity. And if you learn from it, you get better and that’s how you grow. – Des Linden Sometimes the moments that challenge us the most, define us – Deena Kastor
What is that life changing song or album: Etta James – At Last and Sam Cooke – A Change is Gonna Come.
Who is the best movie villain: Ursula from the Little Mermaid
What is the next thing on your bucket list: Australia
Where would you relocate if you were forced to leave the country: Paris – mostly for their bread, cheese, and wine