About Us

Karen Ashmore, M.A.

CEO of Ashmore Consulting since 1994, consulting with non-profit organizations and foundations in Colorado, Texas, Mexico, Haiti, Honduras, Uganda, and Kenya

30 years’ experience in non-profit management, fundraising planning, grant writing, board development, grantmaking, diversity & inclusiveness, marketing, and social media

B.A. in Journalism from University of South Carolina
Master’s Degree in Global Studies from the University of Denver

Leonie Hermantin, J.D.

20+ years non-profit management and fund development experience in Florida, New York, and Haiti

Bachelor’s Degree from University of California, Berkeley
Juris Doctor from University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law
Fluent in English, Haitian Creole and French

Dawn Riley Duval, Ph.D.
15 years’ experience as a facilitator, trainer, and consultant to grassroots groups.

Co-Founder of Black Lives Matter 5280 and Soul 2 Soul

Master’s Degree in Print Journalism from University of Colorado
Master’s Degree in Divinity from Vanderbilt University
PhD in Divinity and Social Justice from Chicago Theological Seminary

Stephanie Ross

25+ years writing experience and 17 years with Ashmore Consulting writing successful grant proposals and researching funders

B.A. in Speech Communication and a Writing Certificate from the University of Missouri-St. Louis

Nick Ashmore

6 years experience in project management, health care, and youth. Manager of the Texas branch office of Ashmore Consulting

B.A. in Political Science from the University of Northern Colorado