A proud Charlotte native of three generations, Ashley Ely grew up in South Charlotte.
A life long student of Charlotte Country Day School, she is a 2002 graduate. She went on to receive her Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics and a minor in Accounting from Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina. She graduated at the top of her class in 2006.
Ashley has a diverse professional background. She worked as Pat McCroy’s executive assistant for his gubernatorial campaign. After Governor McCrory’s campaign, Ashley then used her degree in accounting and business, working as an accounting manager for a NASCAR team, with Southern Restoration, and with Simonini Building Group.
Ashley has currently combined her accounting skills with her creative abilities. She owns and runs an e-commerce website, www.SavvyHabits.com., which is your online lifestyle resource. This new outlet brings the latest lifestyle trends for your home.
Ashley has a strong desire to help her hometown community of Charlotte. Ashley has spent many hours volunteering for United Way to fight for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community. Ashley is very much a family person. She adores her 3 year old niece, Meredith, and is looking forward to the new arrival of her nephew. She is a member of Myers Park Methodist Church.