Ashley Hastings, a dedicated professional, holds a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences with a focus on Exercise Science from Wright State University (2011) and an MBA with an emphasis in Healthcare Administration from Colorado Technical University Online (2017). With over eight years of experience in higher education, she excels in aiding individuals to surmount obstacles and attain their educational aspirations. Her commitment to working with individuals with disabilities sprouted during her undergraduate years, where she engaged with both children and adults with disabilities, igniting her passion for making a difference. Her profound alignment with the Healing Steps Community Day program fuels her leadership, poised to transform it into a beacon of hope and progress within the disability community. Under her guidance, the program aims to create a supportive and empowering environment, fostering growth, learning, and enabling individuals to make meaningful contributions to society.