Director, Western Region
Ashley is the Director of BRV’s San Francisco office. With over 15 years of experience, Ashley is instrumental in activating, developing, and rehabilitating complex urban projects. Ashley has extensive project management experience overseeing urban redevelopment projects with multiple consultants and significant community outreach.
Ashley’s professional passion lies at the intersection of public space activation, urban design, planning, and landscape architecture. She brings together these disciplines through her work as a problem-solver and designer of all scales in the urban environment.
At the new Salesforce Transit Center in downtown San Francisco, Ashley is leading the charge on managing, operating, and activating the rooftop park. The rooftop park features extensive gardens and horticultural beauty, as well as a highly activated amphitheater, central plaza, and children’s play area.
Ashley received her Masters of Urban Planning at Harvard University where she concentrated her studies on the overlap and integration of the design disciplines, and she also holds a BA from Tufts University in Economics and Environmental Science. Ashley is a licensed Landscape Architect in the State of Hawaii and a certified planner – AICP. Ashley is actively involved in the Urban Land Institute, including serving on the national Commercial and Retail Development Council, the NEXT Steering Committee, and the Policy and Practice Committee. Prior to her work at BRV, Ashley spent 10 years as a Senior Associate and Urban Designer with SWA Group in their San Francisco office.