Ashton joined DeJONG-RICHTER as a Project Coordinator in August of 2015.
Prior to working at DeJONG-RICHTER Ashton was an assistant planner for the Town of Babylon, New York in the Office of Downtown Revitalization. She wrote a Vision Plan for Parkdale, a hamlet subdivision seeking to improve through grant submissions. She also assisted with various economic and transportation projects.
Ashton previously interned with the United Nations in the Office of the Capital Master Plan. While there she engaged in the legal and communication aspects of construction management during renovations of the UN Capitol buildings in New York.
She has also interned with the New York State Assembly in a political office. Ashton worked on projects involving legal drafting, administration, and community engagement.