Ashley Hudson is the manager of the NC State Technology Incubator. She manages the daily operations of the program and its facilities, including resource and program development, client relations, admissions, communications, lease administration and event coordination. In addition, she assists the IES Strategy and Innovation team with strategic planning. Ashley works directly with the Tech Incubator's entrepreneurs to connect them with the support services, mentors, and partnerships they need to successfully grow their tech-based start-up businesses and keep their facilities running smoothly. Ashley joined IES in 2007. She has a B.S. in media studies with an organizational communications concentration from Radford University in Virginia. She also currently serves as the Vice President of the North Carolina Business Incubation Association (NCBIA).