Alumnae Profiles: Ashley N. Sims, C'2013
Ashley Sims, C'2013, was born and raised in Queens, New York. Upon graduation from Spelman, the 21-year-old accepted a position as an Account Executive with H.Bloom, a New York-based luxury floral subscription service.
Sims says, "My experiences at Spelman are what I believe guided the CEO to consider me to be a perfect fit and an asset to the company." In her new role, she will help expand the company into the Southeast, and handle all business transactions associated with growing the organization.
In her spare time, which is limited, the self-proclaimed fashionista enjoys shopping, writing and taking photos for her blog The Culture Vulture.
While a psychology major at Spelman, Ashley was an honor roll student her freshman and sophomore years. During her junior year, she studied abroad at the University of Sussex in England. While there, she tried out for their cheer leading team and placed 5th on their National Team. During her senior year, Ashley served as Co-publicity Chair on Spelman's senior class council.
From her sophomore year through graduation, Ashley also held a job with P.Inc located at Americas Mart in Atlanta as a fashion merchandiser. Her sales and merchandising experience there along with the leadership and experiences gained at Spelman College are what helped her land her dream job with H.Bloom.
Learn More: New York Times article - Why H.Bloom Hires Only From Outside Its Industry