Ashley Grund is an associate at Gladstone Place Partners. As a strategic communications and PR practitioner, Ashley has supported clients on profile raising, executive thought leadership, media relations and increasing brand awareness, while bringing sharp media insights to her work.
At Gladstone, Ashley supports companies including Markel, IBM and American Securities on financial communications, media and investor relations, and has worked on transactions such as 3G Capital’s $7.1 billion acquisition of Hunter Douglas.
Prior to joining Gladstone, Ashley was an account supervisor at Peppercomm where she worked with clients in wealth and asset management, cloud technology, insurance and travel. She helped manage teams on media strategy, quarterly earnings, social media and content development. Ashley began her career in communications at KWT Global and previously worked at The World Bank, on Capitol Hill and at CNN in Hong Kong.
Ashley holds a bachelor’s degree from The George Washington University where she studied International Affairs and Journalism and Mass Communication. She is conversational in Spanish and Mandarin Chinese.