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Ashley Michelle Williams

Founder and CEO
Ashley M. Williams is the leading Millennial strategist, spokesperson, consultant, and speaker for brands that want to reach Millennials — helping brands to create the right campaigns, craft the right messages, and produce events that bring brands and Millennials together.

She is the founder and CEO of RIZZARR, the Millennial Marketplace.™ She is also the founder of Millennials Change, an event series that inspires Change by bringing together Millennials to make endless ripples that have a positive impact on the world. In addition to managing the company and its event series, Ashley is the host of the RIZZARR series, "The Ripple Effect," and co-creator of the podcast series, "Pardon My Tech." Ashley is passionate about using journalism, social media, and live experiences to inform and inspire her generation.

Before starting her journey into entrepreneurship, Ashley was an award-winning journalist. She worked for NBC News, WBAL Radio, and USA TODAY. She graduated with honors from the University of Southern California, earning a B.A. in broadcast and digital journalism as well as minors in international relations and Spanish. She has been nominated for Crain's Twenty in their 20s and Forbes' 30 Under 30. To find out more about Ashley or to contact her, visit her website at www.ashleymwilliams.com.