Director of Business Development
Ashley Lehman is the ultimate business matchmaker in Topeka! As the Director of Business Development for GO Topeka, she uses her expertise to create new opportunities for companies to thrive in the area. With a background in marketing communications, event planning, project management, and customer service spanning over two decades, Ashley knows how to make things happen. She’s a proud alumna of Topeka West High School and Washburn University, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Mass Media. Ashley is the go-to person for anyone looking to grow their business in Topeka or Shawnee County!
What inspired you to work in the field of community economic development?
What's one small change that an individual or family can make to contribute to the local economy's growth?
How does your role contribute to the organization's efforts to improve the local economy?
Ashley has fond memories of going to Sports Center with her grandpa when she was young, and now she enjoys taking her own kids there. With a variety of activities such as gooney golf, putt-putt, driving range, batting cages, and go-karts, Sports Center is a great place for families to have fun and make lasting memories together.