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I grew up on the coast of Southern Maine and have had an infatuation with the sea my whole life. I’m a social entrepreneur with three decades of experience doing diversity, equity and inclusion work in healthcare, education and the business sector. I got my BA from Colgate University and my MSW from Smith College School for Social Work. I love living in sunny Sarasota, FL with my husband Neil, two teenage sons, and a growing tribe of pets. 

Take a listen to my TEDx Talk: Failure and Forgiveness in the New South, delivered at University of South Florida Sarasota Manatee on 11.7.19

Shannon Rohrer-Phillips, LLC (SRP, LLC) is a unique social impact agency committed to creating diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) solutions. SRP, LLC produces the Voice + Visibility Women’s Summit, Bridge Builders trainings & presentations. We offer strategic consulting work to a select group of clients.

SRP, LLC collaborates with a broad network of businesses, foundations, talent and media partners to advance DEI solutions with proven results. 

Ashley Salmons

Director of Operations & Production

Ashley oversees all of SRP, LLC operations and productions. In this capacity, Ashley manages talent acquisition, marketing & communications and business activities that align with our mission. Ashley also oversees the Voice + Visibility Women’s Summit production. 

She grew up the on West Coast in San Diego, California. She comes from a multicultural and collectivist family that has shaped her into the woman she is today. 

Ashley is the oldest daughter of eight and was raised by an ambitious Ecuadorian mother and a German/Irish father. Family has always been the center of Ashley’s life, and she is a proud mother of her toddler son Jayden.