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Ashley Berry joined S&T in December 2014 as an office support assistant in the chancellor’s office. In April 2018, she joined the office of the vice chancellor for finance and operations as an executive assistant.
In her work, Ashley assists the vice chancellor with scheduling, special projects, office management, fiscal and human resource duties while supporting the finance and operations division. Ashley is the campus risk and insurance liaison for buildings, vehicles, special events and the real estate/lease contact for campus. She also assists the director for fiscal management with special projects.
Ashley says she enjoys the people she gets to work with the most and the variety of work. Wearing many hats, each day she receives different questions and problems to solve, making every day different with new challenges.
Outside of work, Ashley enjoys spending time on her farm with her family and animals. She volunteers as a 4-H leader and is a member of the Phelps County Fair Board.
Ashley at a glance
Advice to other employees: “Smile and choose to be happy.”
Education: Bachelor’s degree in agriculture technology with an emphasis in animal science from the University of Central Missouri.
Favorite food: Popcorn – especially kettle corn.
People are surprised to learn: Ashley enjoys painting in her spare time.
Family: Husband, Brian Berry; daughters Jenna, 10, and Jessa, 6.
Pets: 3 dogs, a bunch of chickens, cows, pigs and goats.
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Missouri S&T’s Staff Council launched the staff spotlight feature in February 2019 as a way to highlight staff members throughout the university. The articles are published in eConnection and shared on Staff Council’s Facebook page.
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