Ashley joined Obsidian after nearly 10 years with Northwestern Mutual, where she worked as an associate financial advisor. “As my 10th anniversary approached, I knew I wanted to go deeper into financial planning . . . to understand the models behind the product and plan recommendations,” she explains. “I wanted to work with a group of committed, caring people doing great things for diverse clients. When I met with Pat, Todd, and Sean, I found what I was looking for.”
Ashley holds FINRA Series 6, 7, 63 and Securities Industry Essentials licenses, and insurance licenses in health, life, variable, disability, and long-term care. She has also attainted her Chartered Life Underwriter® (CLU®) designation.
Ashley was born in the San Francisco Bay area and spent years in Arizona before moving to Montana in 2021, where she lives with her three dogs and husband, Shay. She has a bachelor’s degree in public administration from Northern Arizona University, is a science fiction reader, and is a self-motivated, lifelong learner.