HYPE Women with Ashley Hall, Manager of Capital Region Collaborative
Ashley Hall’s career in nonprofit management stems from a love of collaboration and community. She has worked in early education advocacy, workforce preparation, community health, financial stability, and strategic donor engagement.
The breadth and depth of her community-building experience perfectly prepared Ashley for her current role of manager of the Capital Region Collaborative, where she oversees a collaborative effort among government, business, and community partners to identify and implement regional priorities that will help enhance the quality of life in the Richmond region. Most of all, she relishes the opportunity to learn more about the great things happening in RVA each day.
Previously, she served as the Director of Strategic Engagement at United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg where she developed strategies and engagement plans for key donor segments and affinity groups. Prior to coming to Richmond, she was the Director of Community Initiatives for United Way of Monroe County in Indiana.
Ashley earned a master’s degree in Public Affairs from Indiana University with concentrations in Nonprofit Management and Policy Analysis. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Georgia College and State University in Political Science and English.
Ashley is active in the Richmond community, serving on the Governor’s Advisory Board on Service and Volunteerism, the Virginia Service Foundation, United Way’s Women’s Leadership Council and Young Leaders Society, and volunteering with her neighborhood association, STAY RVA, and as a big sister with Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Ashley resides in Westover Hills with her husband Lincoln Saunders and pup Winnie.