Ashley Reed

Venture Leader – Talent Strategy

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.

Her role at 1848 Ventures
Ashley collaborates with the 1848V 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, impactful career possible.

Professional experience
She spent the majority of her career in corporate HR in both talent acquisition and talent management. She started in executional roles and worked her way into leadership in both disciplines focusing on the employee experience across the lifecycle.

What she loves about the work we do
“I love our focus on the customer and the optimistic, curious approach we take. Our product development journey where failure is viewed as an opportunity to learn and fine tune our approach enables our aspiration 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 the team and each individual’s success is inspiring.”

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.