“A hard worker.”

“Ashley was an important contributor during her two years on staff at the Maryland Food Bank, when she successfully contributed to many marketing and philanthropy projects, including grant writing and reporting, donor letters, newsletter stories, and blog posts. Her voice was eloquent and personal, yet backed up with facts. Ashley is a hard worker – one who keeps track of details and deadlines.”

— Laura Urban, Sr. Director of Giving, Maryland Food Bank

“I recommend her to everyone!”

“Ashley's words are as beautiful as they are strategic. I was very at ease telling her the story of my budding company, Threads, and she was patient to weave the story together. She created a pitch document that helped me to secure funding and clients, all for the purpose of employing refugee women. Ashley is so committed to the causes and people that she works alongside; I recommend her to everyone!”

— Amy Smith, Founder, Threads


"Ashley Tieperman is creative, conscientious and thoughtful. During her time as a freelance writer for Upworthy, she published personal essays that brought in hundreds of thousands of page views and inspired important conversations about addiction and self care. She was always a joy to work with and I'd recommend her highly to any editorial organization."

— Jenni Gritters, Founder, ZEST Storycraft (Former Editor, Upworthy)


“One of the most talented people I have ever worked with.”

“Ashley is one of the most talented people I have ever worked with. From her administrative skills to her organization, all the way to her ability to use words to paint a beautiful mosaic of reality. If I take one thing from my time of working with Ashley, it is that she is truly an advocate of those she works with. She possesses the key ingredients of advocacy: patience, and slowness to speak.”

— Brandon Smith, Pastor, Peace City Church

“The perfect person to help you.”

“Ashley is the perfect person to help you create a communication strategy for your church or business. Not only will she think through the best mode of communication, but she will help you focus on your mission and what you need to say. Whether it is starting from the beginning or simply refining what you have, Ashley can help you be more effective and reach the most people.”

— James Harris, Communities Pastor, The Well Community Church


"Ashley so is more than a skilled writer or an efficient editor—she listens with empathy and encourages each of us to tell our best story. But also, she is a fantastic writer with an eye and ear for strategy. In the many projects Ashley and I have worked on together, she is always very communicative and receptive to feedback, which makes the job that much easier to accomplish. I wish every writer I worked with was this open to feedback and collaboration.”

— Randi Holbrook, Assistant Editor, UMBC Magazine


“Someone you can count on.”

“Ashley is someone you can count on. She is willing to create vision and bring order to chaos.”

— Caroline Walker, Executive Director Program Innovation and Student Well-Being, Howard County Public School System

“Careful and thoughtful with her words.”

“Ashley and I work together on a variety of marketing initiatives. She is not afraid to take ownership, yet is very collaborative in group settings. She is very organized and pays attention to all of the details. She is careful and thoughtful with her words and offers unique insight and expertise. It is easy to work with Ashley and I highly recommend her.”

— Rachel Claire, Senior Project Manager, Novak Birch


"Ashley is a true professional. She has an innate quality that allows her to connect with clients in order to understand what they need and how she can help."

— Jill Rowlett, Director of Development & Marketing, St. Martins-in-the-Field Episcopal School (Former Volunteer Program Manager, Maryland Food Bank)