Ashleigh shares her two decades of marketing, sales, and coaching experience with ABA clients focused on driving rapid sales growth and doubling or tripling the organization’s annual productivity. Building upon her distinguished career in banking, mortgage sales, and personnel management, Ashleigh locks arms with her clients to, together, reach extraordinary goals. Her coaching mantra is, “Life is a scoreboard!”
Ashleigh has run large branches for big corporations, but most enjoys the one-on-one connections with her associates and clients building smaller companies and organizations with important missions. Passionate and loyal to a fault, Ashleigh has created a Raving Fans Club everywhere she has worked, especially with her coaching clients she has had the honor to serve.
A graduate of Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, Ashleigh has been a top-performing sales, marketing, and management executive with Wachovia, MICG Investment Management, Ash Press and Wells Fargo. A small subset of her awards and accreditations include:
· Yearly Sales Goals > 100% Target
· Accelerated Leadership Award
· National Champion Leadership Rec.
· State Star Performer Award
· Top Producer Award
· Coaching Excellence Award
When not coaching her business clients, or solving the world’s latest problems, Ashleigh enjoys Carleigh, fitness, golf, and traveling.
Senior Advisor, 412th Test Wing Commander 2014 - 2018
Created unique, cost effective, and innovative solutions to fill a critical fighter aircraft pilot and maintenance manpower shortfall in support of the KC-46A test program. Led the planning, resourcing, and execution of 30+ additional manpower years for the maintenance and operational support of the test program at no cost to the program; greatly enabled the Department of Defense’s highest priority program to meet mission readiness.
Flight Officer, United Airlines 1996 - Present
Over 14,000 hours of operational experience in all areas relating to domestic and international operations in all continents worldwide. Experience in solving systematic, personnel and operational problems in worldwide arenas such as Europe, China, India, and Africa. Extensive practice and execution of flight operations mastering aviation, navigation, and communications systems in the remote and austere regions of the South & North Pacific, Atlantic and North Pole.
Well balanced aviation portfolio with multiple-year basing experience in the country’s most dense and complex aviation regions: Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Denver, Washington DC, and New York.
Vice Commander, Air Force Test Center 2014
Assisted the commander in the management of three large Air Force installations, three major test ranges, 35,000 personnel and an $31B annual budget. Managed the status, collection and information distribution of all flight test programs to Air Force and Congressional decision-makers. Assisted the commander in the execution of the daily headquarters staff operations during both routine and emergency response management operations for three geographically dispersed major organizations across the United States. Reinvigorated the Test Center strategic goal execution through redefining organizational objectives.
Inspector General (IG), Air Force Test Center & 412th Test Wing 2012 – 2014
Handpicked to lead the standup of the first IG office. Designed and initiated complaints resolution and inspection program oversight for three major installations, 170 units and 35,000 personnel.
Spear-headed the inauguration of the IG program, effectively resolved 100+ complaints and conducted 40+ IG commander briefings for 55 AF units, 29 tenant units and 11,000 personnel. Effectively managed organizational complaints preventing mission disruptions and unit distractions.
Commandant (Dean), Air Force Test Pilot School 2012
Fulfilled reservist wartime mission by providing a temporary mobilization to fill a critical active duty command shortfall. First reservist to serve as commander. Masterfully instituted curriculum changes after a transport aircraft accident and averted major organizational disruptions.
Skillfully conducted and authored 20+ officer performance evaluations and multiple promotion recommendations during the annual summer duty change cycle. Ensured vital duty performance data was effectively captured and accurately documented for Air Force promotion boards.
Instructor Pilot & Professor, United States Air Force Test Pilot School 1992 - 2012
Conducted ground and flight instruction for our nation’s top military and allied pilots, navigators, engineers and combat systems officers on aircraft qualifications and developmental test techniques.
Upgraded instructor staff pilots on curriculum instruction in the Test Pilot School’s most difficult missions including weapons delivery, dissimilar chase support and Space Shuttle approach training.
Reorganized reserve cadre into a focused, motivated, and mission-driven group; doubled the participation among the existing cadre. Provided manpower solutions critical for TPS maintaining departmental head staffing and directly contributed to the school’s developmental test mission.
1995 University of Redlands, Master of Business Administration Redlands, CA
1988 United States Air Force Academy, Bachelor of Science Colorado Springs, CO
2011 Advanced Joint Professional Military Education Norfolk, VA
2007 Air War College Maxwell AFB, AL
2002 Air Command & Staff College Maxwell AFB, AL 1998 Squadron Officer School Maxwell AFB, AL
1990 Pilot Instructor School (Distinguished Graduate) Randolph AFB, TX
1989 Undergraduate Pilot Training Williams AFB, AZ
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Penny, Payden, Paxden, Capitalism, Travel, Fitness, Fishing, Veterans & Family Affairs
With 10-plus years of valued hospitality industry experience, Cole brings a unique service and operational efficiency perspective to our advisory team. His operational competence and proficiency drive margin expansion and increased net income for our owner clients. Years of hands-on customer service experience enables Cole to implement innovative tactics with our client personnel teams.
Cole has worked with a variety of hospitality operations, ranging from fast casual and fine dining establishments, as well as marketing and financial services firms supporting the industry.
Cole attended Virginia Wesleyan University and The Culinary Institute of Virginia.