Ashley joined Artia in 2023. She holds over 15 years of experience in a variety of health care settings. Before joining Artia, Ashley served as the Pharmacy Administrator for Florida Medicaid where she was responsible for administering the prescription drug benefit serving over 5.5 million lives with an annual reimbursement totaling over $3.5 billion. During her time at Florida Medicaid, Ashley was responsible for directing the state’s Pharmaceutical and Therapeutics Committee and providing oversight for the inclusion of drugs on the state’s single preferred drug list. Ashley successfully implemented strategies to reduce opioid prescribing and utilization as well as pioneering coverage of FDA approved prescription digital therapeutics for the treatment of substance use disorder.
Prior to Florida Medicaid, Ashley spent over 8 years with the Kentucky Hospital Association in multiple roles, most recently as Director of Strategy and Program Development. During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ashley designed and implemented an innovative multimillion-dollar solution to provide hospitals with life saving medications without increased financial burden.