Ashley Vann currently serves as Relationship Manager for NCF Orlando. Ashley is also the Founder and Executive Director of Victory Cup Initiative and President of Vann Strategies. She has applied her six years of experience in multi-million-dollar business development at Merrill Lynch and MBA from Emory University to make waves of lasting change in Central Florida. Since 2012, Ashley has strategically consulted with eighteen Florida nonprofits, connecting each one to passionate investors keen on serving our region’s most vulnerable. Through executive leadership coaching, board member development and high-caliber events, she is a grounded, yet powerful philanthropist challenging the status-quo around charitable giving while igniting and empowering a business leader’s desire to impact a mission they truly care about. Through her esteemed governance of the Victory Cup Initiative Board of Directors, Ashley built innovative roads to philanthropic destinations others assume unreachable. Driven to succeed in recreating the DNA of philanthropy, Victory Cup Initiative has – over the last six years – connected thousands of Central Florida business leaders to the work of over sixty nonprofits. Humbly serving our communities as a strategist for nonprofits, a reputable connector of needs to willing investors, and a bold ally to charitable causes, large or small, Ashley has become a trusted business trailblazer in Central Florida and has positively impacted thousands of lives through her work.
Ashley and her husband, Brian, have three beautiful children ranging from ages 9 to 15. She joyfully serves on the Heart of Orlando Young Life Board, Mission Increase Board, Entrepreneur’s Alliance of Orlando Advisory Board and as a founding member of the Praxis Orlando Guild.