Associate Broker & Legal Counsel
Prior to joining Retail Specialists, Ashton spent several years working as retail real estate consultant helping to identify the best fit in site and market for retailers and restaurants across the country. She has extensive knowledge and experience in working with state and local elected officials, economic developers, chambers of commerce, political parties, and municipal and county governments. Previously, Ashton worked as governmental affairs coordinator at Maynard Cooper and Gale P.C., one of the Southeast’s leading law firms. In this role, she interacted daily with business, community, and political leaders across Alabama on legislative and economic development projects.
Ashton completed her undergraduate work at the University of Alabama in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in public relations. She also has a Juris Doctorate from the Birmingham School of Law. She serves as a junior board member for Glenwood Autism and Behavioral Health Center, Birmingham Boys & Girls Club and is a member of the Alabama State Bar.