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Ashley Malone

Ashley Malone

Director of Legislative Affairs

Ashley Malone joins KWR Strategies as our Director of Administrative Services where she will be responsible for ensuring the team’s workflow operates in an organized and professional manner, in addition to the research skills she contributes to the team and her longstanding knowledge of the inner workings of the Texas Capitol. 

With the work KWR Strategies does to bridge the gap between the public sector and private tech companies, Ashley’s public sector experience is a great benefit to the team and our clients. She began her career as an administrative aide for the Texas Legislature before continuing on to serve as Executive Administrator to the chairman of the Texas Railroad Commission (TRC). Following her time at TRC, Ashley served as Assistant Committee Clerk in the Texas House of Representatives and most recently as a Policy Analyst in the Texas Senate. 

Ashley holds a BS in Human Development & Family Sciences from the University of Texas at Austin. 

Ashley is a proud native to Austin, where she currently resides, and she is excited to bring her established experience to the KWR team.