Ashley Mead is a Management major at the University of Nevada, Reno. Although a native to Reno, she has traveled extensively around the world throughout her life. She began her studies in Italy and Germany, and presently advises businesses in both Europe and Asia. Ashley began her career in Finance with a large national bank, where she studied accounting and business practices. She then moved into the world of economic development, assisting local businesses in start-up and expansion. Ashley specializes in business planning, including legal regulations and global ethics.