Step Into the Shoes of Ashley

If you've been a long time Wesley's shopper you may remember Ashley when she was a teenager in 2006 working behind the cash register at Wesley's. Now Ashley helps with the behind the scenes of website sale and marketing. Continuing our monthly meet the staff, this month we want you to get to know Ashley. 

What are you reading?

Whole Brain Child by Daniel Siegel and Tania Bryson. I'm trying to learn to parent without yelling and get my little ones to work through their melt downs while learning from them. 

What was the last movie or series you saw?

Currently watching Ginny and Georgia with my teenager girls. It helps up to talk about life and other convos that can be hard to talk about with teens.

What might people will be surprised to know about you?

I taught Rev Jesse Jackson Sr what Twitter was and I used to be TV reporter in Milwaukee and in Chicago. I gave it all up to be a more present mommy to my four kids.

What was the best piece of business advice you ever received?

Don't take things personally and put yourself before your job.

Who is your most coveted dinner guest?

My whole family. I recently lost my paternal grandmother and it just makes you realized how precious each family dinner is.  

What is your favorite word

Alone time (I have two teens and a toddler... I need it)

What is your least favorite word

Terrible Twos 

What is inspiring you right now

The drive to give my kids more than I had. While my life was amazing I want them to have even more and do even better. 

What did you want to be when you grow up?

A Tv Reporter✔️

What was your first ever-paying job?

Working at Wesley's when I was 17.... I got fired. Bruce said I wasn't very friendly :) He was right, I was a grumpy teen. But now I'm back handling the marketing and digital media. 

What are your favorite shoes at Wesley’s?

Birkenstocks  or  ON running shoes comfort and cute... It's a win/win!

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