Ashton attended Rockhurst University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Accounting as well as a Bachelor of Science in Analytics and Technology. Ashton is now studying and sitting for the CPA exam. She was recruited by many of the top accounting firms and started her career at one of the top 5 accounting firms where she worked as a tax associate in the federal tax/private company division in their Kansas City office. Ashton and her significant other, Aaron, have recently moved back to their hometown of Clinton after residing in Lee’s Summit for a short time. Ashton enjoys playing tennis, reading, and spending time with family.