Ashley Fuhrman

Ashley Fuhrman

Strategy Director


Aberdeen, South Dakota


B.S. Advertising
M.S. Communication Studies
South Dakota State University
Ashley’s love for psychology and art shines through in her role as strategy director, where she gets to blend both passions. She’s the kind of person who values asking questions, listening, and researching, and believes it’s the best way to really understand new people and ideas.

Originally from Aberdeen, South Dakota, Ashley now calls Manhattan, Kansas, home. She attended South Dakota State University and was a public speaking instructor before diving into her career. With her talent for strategy, creativity, and communication, Ashley has led NAMA-award-winning campaigns for clients like United Sorghum Checkoff Program and Kansas Wheat. She’s also active in her community, volunteering for Wareham Hall’s capital campaign and serving on the Manhattan Emergency Shelter board of directors.

Ashley is a Swiftie, true crime junkie, and pickleball fanatic. She’s also a big animal lover and has four rescue pets, all named after Harry Potter characters.