Moore & Van Allen Law Firm, Attorneys
Practice Areas
  • B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • M.P.A., University of North Carolina at Pembroke
100 North Tryon Street
Suite 4700
Charlotte, NC 28202-4003

Ashley E. Simmons

Director of Public Relations
News & Events
Professional Affiliations

Ashley Simmons serves as director of public relations for the Moore & Van Allen Public Affairs practice group. Ashley provides clients with senior level strategic communications and media relations counsel. She develops and manages public relations campaigns, crafts strategic messaging, arranges stakeholder meetings, plans for crisis communication needs and creates content for various communications channels.

Ashley brings over 10 years of communications and public sector leadership experience. Before joining MVA Public Affairs, she held communications roles with the City of Charlotte, where she led public relations and engagement efforts for the city manager’s office and mayor’s office. Prior to working in city government, Ashley held various communications positions for three North Carolina public school districts including Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools, Richmond County Schools and Durham Public Schools.

Professional Affiliations

  • Chair, Diversity & Inclusion Committee, PRSA Charlotte
  • Member, PRSA Charlotte Board of Directors
  • Member, Central Piedmont Community College Foundation Board of Directors
  • Member, UNC-Chapel Hill School of Media and Journalism Alumni and Friends