Ashley Smith (Dewji)
Originally from Toronto, Ontario, Ashley Smith (Dewji) moved with her family in the early 1990s to Scottsdale, Arizona. Ultimately, Ashley’s family moved from Scottsdale, Arizona to New York City and eventually Sharon, Massachusetts, where Ashley grew up. Ashley developed a love for music and theater at a young age, traveling with her family every Labor Day long weekend to New York City, where they would see a show or two. Ashley went onto act in her high school version of Footloose and has a love for both on and off-Broadway shows.
Ashley has devoted herself to the growth of not-for-profits close to her heart in every community where she has lived and worked. Some of those organization include Boys and Girls Club, Junior Achievement, Feed America, and the Women’s Foundation of Collier County. Ashley serves as a Board Member for the Boys and Girls Club of Collier County, the Women Lifting Women Campaign, and is an Advisory Board member with Naples Illustrated magazine.
After a decade long career with J.P. Morgan Private Bank in Boston, Los Angeles, Dallas, and Naples, Ashley joined Aurora Investment Managers, LLC (AIM) as a Partner and Portfolio Manager in 2024. In this position, Ashley works to help clients build their investment portfolios to sustain current and future generations. In her role at AIM, Ashley is most passionate about the advancement and education of women as a means to break the cycle of abdication as it pertains to financial literacy.
Ashley received her accounting degree with Honors from York University in Toronto, Canada and is a candidate for the Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) designation.
Ashley chairs the Planned Giving Council for Gulfshore Playhouse with fellow Board Member, David Wilson. Ashley also serves as a member of the Finance Committee.
Ashley resides in Naples with her husband, Tyler, and their Bernedoodle, Comet.