Ashton Allison Consultant

Ashton Allison, CEcD, has over 14 years of experience in marketing and economic development in the private, public and nonprofit sectors. He specializes in economic development marketing, including strategic communications planning, branding, media strategy and placement, public relations, and social media strategy.

Before joining TIP, Ashton worked as an economic development practitioner and director of marketing for the Amarillo Economic Development Corporation. During his time there, Ashton was responsible for creating and managing the organization’s annual plan of work, strategic communications plan, and lead generation program. His work garnered a Gold Award from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) in 2011.

Prior to working for the Amarillo EDC, Ashton served as the executive director for Entrepreneur Alliance, a consortium of organizations promoting entrepreneurship and providing assistance to small business owners in the northwestern-most 26 counties of the Texas High Plains.

Ashton holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in marketing from Baylor University. He earned his Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) designation through IEDC in October 2014.