Ashley Burke

Ashley Burke is responsible for the association’s communications program. She has two decades of communications experience in leading strategic external and internal communications, crisis communications, and corporate social responsibility programs.

Prior to joining NMA in 2016, Ms. Burke was Global Director of Communications for Dentons, the world’s largest law firm. Previously she served as Senior Vice President of Communications for DynCorp International, a multi-billion dollar government contractor. She also served as Executive Vice President for Prism Public Affairs, a strategic communications firm, where she specialized in litigation and crisis communications for clients including corporations, coalitions and international governments.

Ms. Burke is an active member of her community, focusing on causes that enhance children’s education and advancement, serve the needs of vulnerable populations in Washington, D.C., and support the improvement of and support for Washington, D.C.’s parks and businesses. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Friends of Volta Park and was a board member of Imagination Stage from 2018-2021.

She is a graduate of Washington and Lee University.