Ashley Montenegro is a government relations specialist for Catalyst based in Washington, D.C. Before joining Catalyst, Ashley served as the finance director for the Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA).
A well-seasoned government affairs professional, Ashley has managed relationships with over 400 corporate and individual clients throughout her career. As a part of the RAGA team, she helped to more than quadruple their fundraising totals over the past six years. Ashley also provided policy support in areas crucial to the role of state Attorney Generals. In addition to overseeing RAGA’s fundraising operations, she provided fundraising and policy support for their policy arm, The Rule of Law Defense Fund.
Well versed in political campaigns, Ashley’s political career began in 2011 as she assisted the Republican Party of Florida’s Political Department on a series of state-wide down-ballot races. She also worked on campaigns at the presidential level where she headed Mitt Romney’s Women for Mitt efforts in Florida as the deputy coalitions director in 2012.
A first-generation Colombian-American, Ashley was born and raised in Naples, Florida. She graduated from Florida State University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs concentrating in history as well as a minor in Spanish.
In her spare time, Ashley enjoys helping others in Central and South America through mission work led by her father’s ministry, Love and Legacy.
Ashley resides in Washington, D.C. where she enjoys exploring the area with her Golden Doodle, Banks.
Contact Ashley at firstname.lastname@example.org
Jeni Delacruz - Administrative Support
Jeni Delacruz is administrative assistant for Catalyst playing a vital role in supporting clients and team members. She manages administrative initiatives including scheduling and accounting while also personally assisting members of the government relations’ team on behalf of Catalyst clients.
Before joining the Catalyst team, Delacruz served in numerous customer service roles where she was known for her attention to detail and problem-solving skill
Delacruz is deeply engaged in activities with her children’s schools and helping with events, fundraisers and projects. In her spare time, Delacruz stays active in her community donating her energy to causes like the Salvation Army Adopt-A-Family for Christmas campaign.
A native of Kansas City, Kansas, Delacruz holds a bachelor’s degree in health care administration from Ashford University.