The Academy Program Specialist
Meet Ashley Broadnax, a Nashville native with a heart for education and youth development. With a 15-year background in these fields, she has made a name for herself as a trusted leader. As the CEO and Founder of Crowns Up Learning, Ashley is passionate about providing educational services and products that intentionally feature people who are Black, Brown, abled, and disabled. At Corner to Corner, Ashley currently serves as the Program Specialist for The Academy, where she was also the Pitch Winner upon completing the program in the fall of 2022. Her time at The Academy sparked a newfound love for working with entrepreneurs, especially Black entrepreneurs in Nashville. Ashley takes great joy in encouraging others and spreading the love of God. Outside of work, she is a devoted wife and mother to a son and daughter.