Ashley's work experience includes an accountant position for a local accounting firm in Ponchatoula for seven years. She began her work there in high school doing basic bookkeeping and learned how to prepare bank reconciliations, financial statements, payroll taxes, sales taxes, and income taxes. Ashley then worked for Arthur Andersen in New Orleans as a tax accountant for a tax season. She was also a controller for a local lumberyard and a credit analyst for a local bank. Ashley has a broad area of experience that she loves to share with her students.