Ashton Allison, CEcD, joined the Amarillo EDC in 2010. He brings more than thirteen years of marketing and management experience, including almost seven years as an account manager with the Amarillo EDC's former marketing agency of-record.
Prior to joining the Amarillo EDC, Ashton served as the Executive Director of a regional non-profit entrepreneur support organization. In this role, Ashton was responsible for managing strategies to develop aspiring and established entrepreneurs in the 26-county Texas High Plains region. In both previous roles, Ashton was responsible for creating, launching and stewarding corporate brands and ensuring optimal returns on marketing investment.
Ashton graduated from Baylor University with a BBA in Marketing. Ashton is a graduate of Leadership Amarillo & Canyon, and currently serves on the Amarillo Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs Council. He earned his Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) designation through the International Economic Development Council in 2014.