Ashley Wade


SVP, Strategic Development

Ashley can best be described as a shot of organizational adrenaline. For several years Ashley has led strategic growth initiatives across a number of industries and marquee brands, with a specialty focus in life sciences. She is uniquely adept at helping client partners identify opportunities for growth and differentiation, and implement strategic solutions to help them achieve game-changing outcomes. Described by clients as a «difference maker», Ashley has helped her clients develop new products, create marketplace differentiation, and sustainable growth by developing novel solutions tailored to organizational needs.

Prior to joining Schlesinger Group, Ashley Wade was the Head of Business Development at C Space where she was a leader of people and growth. As a sought-after commercial partner, Ashley created flexible enterprise solutions steeped in human needs and strategic understanding, solving for myriad complex business challenges. Ashley has experience with a variety of methodologies and learning frameworks, spanning customer experience, design thinking, agile, hybrid offerings, and more.

Outside work Ashley is a serious fitness enthusiast and self-proclaimed travel junkie. She created her brand, Mantra LLC., to turn her wellness passion into purpose, and bring movement and meaning into busy executives’ lives through fitness coaching. When she’s not training herself or her clients, she’s exercising her wanderlust and exploring the world as far off the beaten path as possible.

Industry Involvement

  • WiRe Member
  • Intellus Worldwide Program Committee Volunteer

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