Ashley Reed

Venture Leader – Talent Strategy

Her role at 1848 Ventures:

Ashley collaborates with the 1848 Ventures team to define and drive the talent strategy work. She ensures we attract, develop, and retain a diverse, highly qualified team, but also makes sure our new team members integrate well and have the most meaningful and impactful career possible.

What she loves about the work we do:

“I love our focus on the customer and the optimistic, curious approach we take. In our product development journey, ‘failure’ is viewed as an opportunity to learn and fine-tune our approach and allows us to build a culture where people thrive.”

Which of our “How we show up” behaviors resonates with her most:

“Radically collaborative. Working on a team that’s focused on each individual’s success, as well as the collective effort, is inspiring.”

Career highlights:

Ashley has held leadership roles in talent acquisition and talent management, specializing in organizational development and design, culture merger and acquisition, high potential identification and development, employment branding/value proposition, and employee experience. Ashley’s career path has spanned several industries, including fintech, healthcare, and technology.

What she’s passionate about:

Helping people reach their full potential — making sure the right people are in the right places and able to leverage their strengths.

Fun fact:

When she’s not at work, you can find her out on the water — be it the beach, lake, or pool — with her son, Eliot.