Ashley is the Regional Director for campuses in New York and New Jersey, where he coaches existing planning teams and helps develop new forums in the region. Ashley helped start the Veritas Forum at Columbia University, where he also works as a campus staff member with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship. Additionally, Ashley helps support sustainable development efforts in Gulu, Uganda with World Vision. Ashley earned his B.A. in Economics at Columbia University. He currently lives with his wife Carly in New York City.