Ashley Cangelosi Llewellyn, M.S., CLED
Ashley Cangelosi Llewellyn joined the St. Tammany Economic Development Foundation team in 2013. She oversees the holistic development of STEDF’s programs and of its strategic partnerships. She leads and enhances initiatives focused on business attraction, business retention, and site development while coordinating STEDF’s outreach to the business community.
In 2014, Ashley established a Workforce Development Series which continues to engage business, education, nonprofit, and governmental partners in conversations about workforce needs. She is a two-time finalist for the Outstanding Millennial in Economic Development award.
Ashley has demonstrated a tireless commitment to economic development, education, and professional development, beginning in 2010 when she chose to pursue a Master of Science in Economic Development at the University of Southern Mississippi. As a graduate student, Ashley assisted the Trent Lott National Center for Excellence in Economic Development, creating innovative programs to strengthen the Center’s relationships with entrepreneurs, economic development professionals, and government officials.
LIDEA awarded Ashley the Certified Louisiana Economic Developer (CLED) credential in 2017. In 2016, she graduated from the University of Oklahoma’s Economic Development Institute.
In addition to her work at STEDF, Ashley serves on the board of James Storehouse Louisiana and on the Professional Development Committee for LIDEA. She is a member of Chi Omega Fraternity, where she serves on the National Ritual Education Team, and she is a lifetime member of the University of Southern Mississippi Alumni Association.
She received a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communication from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2008 and graduated from St. Scholastica Academy in Covington.