Ashley Galvin Ruder began her career with VWG Wealth Management in 2008 as a
Registered Client Service Associate. She transitioned roles when the team moved to Hightower in 2011 and currently serves as the Controller, overseeing all accounting-related activities including reporting and budgeting. She works closely with the Chief Operating Officer to monitor the team’s overall growth and performance. Ashley is also the HR Administrator for the office.
Ashley graduated in 2008 from James Madison University with a Bachelor’s degree in International Business and a minor in Spanish. She received her Master’s degree in Business Administration from George Mason University in 2016. She currently resides in Vienna, Virginia with her husband. They welcomed a son in 2017 and a daughter in 2020. Ashley is a dedicated runner, having completed numerous races in the DC area including the Cherry Blossom, Army 10 Miler and Marine Corps Marathon. In addition to running, she enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.