Ashlea is the Development Associate at City Hope, ensuring quality communication for donor engagement and community programming. A Dallas Texas native, she 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 is excited to now use her talents on the City Hope Development team. In her free time, Ashlea enjoys quality time in Golden Gate Park or at the beach with her husband and son.