A Dallas Texas native, Ashlea realized her California dream by attending and graduating from Pepperdine University in Malibu. After she received her BA in Public Relations with a Business Emphasis, Ashlea travelled to the Bay Area. While she spent some time working in sales and then advertising at CBS Interactive, Ashlea has always had a heart for service, specifically for Homelessness and Recovery. She decided to pursue this work in 2017 and is excited to now by part of the City Hope team. In her free time, Ashlea enjoys quality time in Golden Gate Park or at the beach with her husband and sons.