Ashley Davis

Ashley Davis

Founding Partner, West Front Strategies

Ashley Davis, who was the first woman to lead the government relations arm of a major law firm, today oversees West Front Strategies, a multi-million dollar lobbying firm she helped found in 2015.

As a lead principal at her firm, Ashley manages operations, budgets, P&L and directly engages in advocacy for the interests of her Fortune 500 clients before the legislative and executive branches of the U.S. government. Ashley built her public policy expertise over the course of a career in the public and private sectors, including serving in a leadership role at the White House from 2001-2003.

Following her tenure at the White House, Ashley served as a managing principal on the executive committee of Blank Rome and managed the law firm’s strategic alliances with over 20 international public affairs firms. 

Ashley holds a Masters of International Business from McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University; a Masters of International Business from the ESADE Business School (Spain); and a Corporate International Masters Business-A Degree from the FGV EBAPE School (Brazil). She holds an undergraduate degree from Westminster College, where she is a Member of the Board of Trustees.