As Director of Client Development, Ashton is a passionate brand advocate who serves as one of Kelton’s key client liaisons. She excels in crafting engagements that effectively address each client’s needs and objectives, leveraging research, marketing strategy and design consulting methodologies to promote actionable insights and inspired business solutions.
Prior to Kelton, Ashton led Olmstead Williams Communications’ financial services division, creating and implementing public relations campaigns for accounting, private equity and wealth management firms. Her initiatives helped secure coverage for her clients in leading media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, Pensions and Investments and CNBC.
Ashton attended the University of Southern California and received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a focus on Entrepreneurship and Global Strategy.
Born and raised in the Philippines, Ashton caught the travel bug at a young age and has traveled extensively throughout Asia, Europe and Africa. When not on the road, she can be found curled up with a book, working on her down dog or wave hunting across California’s coastline.