Ashley joined Beebe Healthcare as senior vice president and chief people officer of Beebe Healthcare in February 2023.
In her role, Ashley provides strategic leadership for Beebe’s Human Resources and Organizational Development departments, which serve over 3,000 team members in care sites across Sussex County. Serving as a strategic and operational leader, Ashley aligns the Beebe team with the broader system goals through assessing and redefining human resource strategies and practices that focus on excelling employee engagement, talent acquisition, technology enhancement, organizational development, and the continued integration of human resources across the health system.
Ashley comes to Beebe with more than 20 years of experience as an accomplished and innovative executive in the field of human resources (HR). Most recently, she served as assistant vice president at Atrium Health, an integrated healthcare system and academic medical center with 41 hospitals, 1,400 care locations, and more than 70,000 employees.
In her role as the head of HR for Medical Group Operations, Primary Care and Women’s Service Lines, and the Greater Charlotte Region South Market, Ashley served as a strategic guide and advisor to president, senior vice president and enterprise senior executives.
She oversaw people and culture strategy planning and execution, leading cross-functional HR teams for more than 9,000 teammates across four hospitals, several freestanding emergency departments, over 30 urgent care centers, and over 300 multi-specialty medical practices. Ashley developed and led HR programs and engagements in workforce planning, organizational development, executive coaching, high performing leadership teams, and nursing workforce strategies.
Before Atrium Health, Ashley served in leadership roles with Fortune 200 international companies in various consumer-focused industries, where she focused on workforce strategy and planning, employee engagement, recruiting, and retention. Ashley earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at the University of Delaware.