Meet Ashley Vickers, Edafio’s May Associate Spotlight!

We are thrilled to pay tribute to Ashley Vickers one of our May Associate Spotlight and Edafio’s purchasing coordinator.

The comings and goings of staff are a part of every dynamic organization; therefore, it can be challenging to get to know our coworkers better as people, especially coming out of a time of social distancing. We have to be mindful that our company culture thrives on our exceptional people as much as their outstanding technical skills. As such, we are finding that our periodic interviews with associates allow us to acknowledge and celebrate the beautiful life stories, extraordinary professional accomplishments, and even the little quirks that make us uniquely beautiful human beings.

We hope you find each Edafio associate story as inspiring as we do in gathering and sharing them.

Meet Ashley Vickers, Edafio's May Associate Spotlight

How long have you worked at Edafio, and what does your job entail?

It will be two years this coming June. As part of the Purchasing Team, I help obtain hardware and software items for Edafio or client use. 

What do you like most about your job? 

It’s fast-paced and encourages me to put my critical thinking skills to work.

What is the best career lesson you’ve learned so far?

Raise your hand and never be afraid to ask questions. 

What do you like to do when you aren’t working?

I enjoy time with friends and family or working in my flower beds. Gardening is good for the soul. 

Ashley is a highly valued member of Edafio’s Finance & Admin team. She has taken ownership of her role as Purchasing Coordinator and found multiple ways to improve processes that greatly benefit Edafio as a whole. And she is an inspiration when it comes to tackling a challenge!

Katie Grayham, Controller
What’s a fun fact about you many people may not know?

It’s the only fun fact I have. I was born on a Naval base in Iceland. 

Where’s your favorite place in the world?

My backyard

What is your motto or personal mantra? 

“Family is a world created by love” (My brother and I both have this tattoo – we got them before he went off to college) 

Everyone at Edafio has a story about why they joined the team. What’s yours? 

I remembered working with Edafio from a client’s perspective. There was always a great sense of working together to solve a problem, strive for client satisfaction and celebrate innovation and success. Being a part of a company with a genuine one-team spirit seemed like a fantastic place to work. It turns out I wasn’t wrong. 

Edafio is always looking for exceptional candidates to join our team. For an opportunity to work with folks like Ashley, be sure to visit our careers page to learn more.

Melissa Swann

Melissa Swann brings 25 plus years of experience in integrated marketing, public relations, face-to-face event management, sales activation, and client relationship management to her Director of Marketing at Edafio Technology Partners. Among the more versatile professional service marketers in the field, Melissa combines experience, knowledge, and expertise rarely found in a single individual: strategic planning, branding, creative concept development, and design and project management are all areas where Melissa has added value, built business and distinguished herself from her peers. With a record of achievement across the whole spectrum of communication channels and audiences, she has proven her effectiveness in understanding market needs and in developing compelling programs and content targeted to both consumer and business-to-business audiences. Melissa has a unique ability to simplify the presentation of complex product and service offerings and make them more accessible and actionable.



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