ASHLEY MCHENRY WAS BORN IN CLEVELAND, OHIO BUT SPENT HER CHILDHOOD IN WINSTON-SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA.

BEGINNING IN HER TEENS, ASHLEY OPENED SEVERAL ONLINE RESALE SHOPS OFFERING A VARIETY OF ITEMS INCLUDING DESIGNER FASHION, VINTAGE FURNITURE, EUROPEAN AUTOMOTIVE AND OTHER SOUGHT-AFTER ACCOUTREMENTS.

AROUND THE SAME TIME, SHE BEGAN CREATING ADVERTISING GRAPHICS FOR LOCAL BUSINESSES AND ASSISTING IN DESIGN PROJECTS.

INITIALLY, SHE PURSUED A FASHION DESIGN DEGREE BUT REDIRECTED HER SCHOOLING TO FOCUS ON BUSINESS AND INTERIOR DESIGN, WHILE CONTINUING HER EDUCATION IN GRAPHIC IMAGING AND FINE ARTS. EVENTUALLY COMING FULL CIRCLE, SHE COMPLETED HER ACADEMIC STUDIES IN FASHION AT PARSONS NEW SCHOOL AND UNCG. 

AESTHETIC WAS DEVELOPED THROUGH FAMILY INFLUENCES, NAMELY GRANDMOTHERS,

ONE OF WHOM OWNED THE INTERIOR DESIGN STUDIO, PEAR TREE FARM IN CHICAGO AND THE OTHER WHO FAVORED REGENCY AND ROCOCO STYLES. 

BY 2014, ON-LINE SALES INCREASED TO INCLUDE CUSTOMERS FROM 5 CONTINENTS WITH SALES CONCENTRATED IN WELL-KNOWN AREAS SUCH AS NEW YORK, CHICAGO, SOUTH FLORIDA, NEW ENGLAND, CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN EUROPE.

TODAY, OFFERINGS FROM ASHLEY MCHENRY HAVE EXPANDED TO INCLUDE PERSONALIZED DESIGN SERVICES, HAND-PAINTED TEXTILES, FURNITURE AND ART.

A FEW OF ASHLEY MCHENRY'S RECOGNIZED 

ACHIEVEMENTS INCLUDE HABITAT FOR HUMANITY INTERIOR SPACES DESIGNER, LEAD USGBC INTERIOR DESIGNER, BIENENSTOCK FURNITURE COMPETITION, W-S CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MINORITY BUSINESS LEADERS AND SECCA ONLINE GALLERY.

ASHLEY AND HER FAMILY CURRENTLY RESIDE IN WINSTON-SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA AND NORTHERN MICHIGAN.