B.S., Economics, Randolph Macon
M.S., VCU Adcenter
Personal website: www.ashleymrose.com
Ashley Rose is an assistant professor at the Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture in the advertising sequence. She is currently studying how advertising agencies strive for creativity through the retention efforts of diverse employees.
Ashley Rose joins the faculty most recently from New York, where she worked at TBWA\Chiat\Day (named “Best International Network of the Decade” by Advertising Age in 2010) as the creative manager responsible for recruiting and managing the agency’s creative talent. Prior to that, Ashley launched her own photography company, led new business efforts at Gotham, Inc, and even dabbled in the food and beverage industry by co-founding The Simple Kitchen, an organic market and cafe in Manhattan. She also brings with her local experience via The Martin Agency where she first started as a strategic planner.
Ashley earned her BA in Economics at Randolph-Macon Woman’s College (now Randolph College) including time spent at University of Reading and the University of Oxford in England. She earned her MS in Communications at VCU’s Brandcenter.