Ashley Rayment

Director of Communications

Ashley joined Public Welfare Foundation in 2023 as Communications Director, overseeing the Foundation’s communication efforts and narrative change grantmaking strategy.

Before joining Public Welfare Foundation, Ashley provided communication and social impact consulting to mission-driven organizations. Previously, Ashley served as Chief of Staff at the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice, driving efforts to successfully close two of Illinois’ eight juvenile prisons.

Ashley also served as Press Secretary and, subsequently, Communications Director for Illinois Governor Pat Quinn. Before that, Ashley was Communications Director of the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and spent seven years with the Allstate Corporation managing internal communications, employee engagement, and corporate reputation.

Ashley earned her Master’s of Nonprofit Management from North Park University and has a bachelor’s degree from Butler University.