Born and raised in Cincinnati, Ashley attended Anderson High School and graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a Communication and Public Relations Degree. Ashley’s interest in event planning started with her internship she held for three summers at the Cincinnati Reds nonprofit organization. She assisted in planning and organizing baseball camps around the city, organized and assisted on field experiences and worked at the Community Fund Booth during Reds games. After graduating college Ashley was hired at American Financial Group as the Event Planning Assistant where she worked with Ellen Wagenlander for seven years. The department of two planned and executed all private dining and corporate events for the highest levels of the organization. Ashley decided to join her husband, Austin Heidt, in pursuing his restaurant dream and is excited to be a part of the team. With her event coordinating skills and hospitality experience, Ashley serves as the group’s Director of Private Events.