Ashby has an MBA in international business, loves reading, traveling, and scuba diving and is her family's resident hippy when it comes to all things health. She believes that life experiences have a strange way of shaping you into who you are, no matter how much you plan otherwise. Growing up, she dreamed of being a doctor, lawyer, or CEO and wanted to travel the world. Right now, is a business partner to her husband in his home remodeling company, a homeschool mom to four awesome boys, and serves on the board of a ministry’s human trafficking rescue mission and on another board for immigration rights. Ashby was five months pregnant when her first husband passed away 15 months into their marriage, which gave her a deep strength and confidence in God. After her husband’s death she found her love for writing and speaking and remarried a wonderful man. She is the author of the book "The Warrior Wives Club" and has fulfilled her longing to travel with mission trips. Her life looks completely different than she thought it would, but the grace she discovered through the grit made it more beautiful than she ever imagined.