Ashley is the Administrative Assistant to Arjun Shankar, Section Head for Advanced Technologies, as well as the Workflow and Ecosystem Services and the Data Lifecycle Technologies groups. In this vital role, Ashley handles the various administrative tasks for the Section Head and each group consisting of event planning, organizing meetings, purchasing, travel reservations, and arranging/ maintaining on-site or cyber access to ORNL.

Before working at ORNL, she received her Bachelor of Science in Communication from the University of Tennessee and owned an operated a photography and videography company that specialized in weddings in the Southeastern United States. She thrives in a fast pace environment and has a passion for helping others.