Ashley Young serves as VP of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for AMA Baltimore. In this new role, Ashley will implement initiatives that not only increase diversity inside of the organization but also ones that will increase diversity in marketing companies overall. By networking with POC in the marketing industry, Ashley and the DEI committee will develop programs to improve workplace culture to make all employees feel welcome.
In addition to her role with AMA Baltimore, Ashley is a Marketing Strategist for the Precision Marketing Group. There, she works hard to develop strategies specifically tailored to her clients. She loves immersing herself in digital products, ideas, and looking at the bigger picture to better serve her client and build their business. “Going back to the drawing board doesn’t mean failure. It’s just an adjustment needed at halftime to win the game,” says Ashley. That’s the quote that keeps her motivated when a marketing strategy doesn’t work out the way that she would have liked.
Ashley is from Louisville, KY, and majored in Communications at the University of Louisville. She cares about giving back to the community and serves on the Charity Committee at WebMechanix. Ashley also has a small event planning company where she coordinates and plans social and corporate events. She has a passion for social justice, sports, and traveling.
Favorite Quote: “My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” – Maya Angelou