Ashton is a storyteller, motivational speaker, information technology leader, intrapreneur and nationally award-winning entrepreneur who started his first successful business at the age of 13. He tells stories from his experiences to help others live in their purpose. Ashton is living his best life and wants you to do the same!
Ashton earned his undergraduate degree in Accounting and Engineering (Hoeft Technology Program) from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He furthered his education by earning an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Ashton is a proud member of the 100 Black Men of America/Chicago, the illustrious Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT), The Institute for Responsible Citizenship, National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) and The National Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA).
Ashton is an accomplished, gospel-trained musician. He has played the piano since he was three and is currently co-director of a youth choir in Chicago.
Ashton serves on the National Black MBA Association’s (NBMBAA) Board of Directors. He is one of the youngest to be elected to such a prestigious role. NBMBAA has over 11,000 active members, spanning 45 chapters across the country and hosts one of the largest career fairs in the U.S.; which attracts over 9,000 attendees and 300+ corporate exhibitors.
Every day Ashton asks himself, “Have I paid my rent today by helping someone?” Contact Ashton today to learn more.