Ashley Sommerschield

Ashley Sommerschield

Director of Finance & Operations

Ashley is the Director of Finance and Operations at GreatPoint where she leads finance, legal, fund administration, compliance, human resources, investor relations and marketing. Prior to GreatPoint, Ashley was Director of People and Operations at Timshel, a start-up technology software company where she led finance and operations with a focus on team growth, culture, and organizational design. Ashley initially honed her operations management skills as the Director of Operations at GreatPoint Energy, where she developed and implemented operational efficiencies and helped manage human resources. Ashley has an MBA in Finance and Strategy from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management.

What was your first job / entrepreneurial venture?
Job: The Gap. Venture: Selling friendship bracelets on the sidewalk.

Who inspired you growing up?
My parents for their work ethic, importance of family, strong core values, and persistence.

A quote to live by:
“Do or do not. There is no try.” -Yoda