In 2006, while in college, Ashley began an internship at Phoenix Process Engineering, and she was offered a full-time position after graduating. She graduated in 2007 from Linn State Technical College with a degree in Design Drafting and was honored on the Dean’s list. While in college, she was elected president of the A.G.C. (The Associated General Contractors of America) club. During her employment at Phoenix Process Engineering, she completed work on several large-scale, multi-million-dollar projects including Prairie State Generating Company's mine-to-mouth and Riverview Coal.
Ashley started working with Fricke Management & Contracting, Inc. in April, 2013, and continues to be a valuable member of our engineering team. Ashley has successfully passed the SolidWorks certification test, giving her the designation of Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA). She has provided 3-D modeling services on structures for Alliance, KnightHawk, and Peabody coal companies.