Born and raised in California, Ashlyn graduated from California State University, Fullerton with a B.S. in Health Science. Prior to joining Raines, Ashlyn was an Executive Assistant at Bespoke Partners, a retained executive search firm tailored to private equity-backed software. There she supported partners and senior vice presidents placing executives across the C-Suite level. Ashlyn’s background before joining the retained search industry included university administration, sales, and marketing.