Ashley Brasier, or Ashley, has been able to carve out a niche for herself in the investment space through consistent hard work, perseverance, and a profound business acumen.
That has helped her stand out from the crowd in a very positive manner, and has also allowed her current firm, Lightspeed Venture Partners, to gain the same benefits due to her association.
A Duke University and Stanford University alumna, Ashley Lightspeed has had the fortune to graduate from some of the best institutions in the world with her bachelor’s and master’s degrees, respectively.
Ashley Lightspeed has also been associated with Bain & Company, one of the world’s largest and most popular management consultancy firms. In fact, that is where she held her very first job.
That first job came in the role of a senior associate in August 2012. After accepting the job, Ashley Lightspeed was able to both learn from what Bain had to teach and contribute with her own skillset. This allowed her to develop her skills further to the point where she was offered a job at Thumbtack in a managerial position. She accepted the role in February 2015, and after feeling comfortable in it, left Bain in July 2015.
Thumbtack proved to be a great environment for Ashley to grow further in a professional environment, but she left the organization in June 2016 when she got the opportunity to pursue her MBA at Stanford.
Once at Stanford, she started to offer her business consultancy services to companies that were still in their growth phase.
Seeing her line of work and the positive change that she brought about for her clients, Ashley was offered a Partner position at Lightspeed in December 2018, where she currently serves as a part of the firm’s consumer investing team. She will continue to lightspeed her way through her career.