Ashley Butler is executive director of the Lift a Life Foundation. Her work includes managing grant investments with the foundation’s strategic nonprofit partners, overseeing board communication and staff development, marketing, financial investments, and grant evaluation. Butler joined the Lift a Life Foundation in 2010 and has since created and implemented the foundation’s investment strategy in the key areas of hunger relief, student leadership development, juvenile diabetes, early childhood education, and military family support. Previously, she was a marketing and corporate relations manager for Southwest Airlines. Butler serves on the boards of Dare to Care Food Bank, Norton Children’s Hospital Foundation, Stage One Family Theatre, and the Guiding Team for the Metro United Way’s Ready for K Alliance.