Born in Pennsylvania, Ashley left her small hometown for Jacksonville six years ago. She earned her Bachelor of Science in psychology from the University of North Florida and she is currently enrolled in graduate studies at the University of Southern California. Before Bloom, Ashley worked as an Registered Behavior Technician providing behavioral therapy for individuals ranging from four to 18 years old with various intellectual and developmental disabilities, and she is excited to continue providing these services at Bloom! Throughout college, Ashley volunteered for several years at the Arc of Jacksonville working on community inclusion and artistic expression with adults with autism and developmental disabilities. She continues to serve as a volunteer for the Women’s Center of Jacksonville providing individual tutoring to women with learning impairments. Her home life is spent soaking in the sun with her son, Chase, reading, and enjoying different fitness classes!