Ashley Vaughn

Grants and Contracts Specialist

Ashley Vaughn, Grants and Contracts Specialist, has over 10 years of experience successfully driving innovation, developing effective strategies, managing projects, improving processes, and engaging with key stakeholders. At the Institute, she works in the growing Grants and Contracts department.

Prior to joining the Institute, Vaughn served as a Community Planning and Development Program Manager for Build Baton Rouge – The Redevelopment Authority where she supported the implementation and management of EBR City-Parish initiatives and programs. Vaughn has extensive training in the administration of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) rules and regulations.

Vaughn has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Louisiana State University.