Ashton Dougherty is a third year undergraduate Finance student at Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University, focusing on Investment Finance. She expects to graduate in December 2014, with the goal to graduate with Honors in her major. With this degree, she hopes to get a job working within her field of Investment Corporate Finance. She is currently taking financial management, which she finds really interesting. Ashton also participates in several extra curricular activities, including the Finance Association.
In December 2012, she received her Associates of Arts degree from Houston Community College. Since transferring to Texas Tech in June 2013, Ashton has been able to maintain a 3.5 GPA and made Deans list in the Summer 2013.
Although she doesn’t have any experience in her field of Finance, she has been able to demonstrate many other exceptional qualities through her past work experience.What make’s Ashton so unique is her eagerness to learn, and enthusiasm to work hard, and has the ability to adapt to any situation. This was shown through her recent past experience at Victoria’s Secret by demonstrating leadership, and in depth product knowledge skills while interacting, listening and connecting with the customers. Which effectively was the reason she was able to make a vast majority of her sales and why she received employee of the month in March 2012.
Ashton is currently looking for Investment Finance Internship for the summer of 2014 in hopes to gain real life experience, and enhance her knowledge in her field of Finance.