Ashley Palacios joined the Hope House staff in 2014 as the GED program coordinator, where she served for five years before transitioning to the business manager role in 2020. In 2021, she became the director of operations where she oversees HR, finance, IT, facilities and operations for the organization. Her passion is working with teen moms in order to help them overcome social determinants, obtain an education and be prepared for the workforce. Ashley holds a Master of Public Health with a concentration in global health and health disparities from the Colorado School of Public Health. Outside of Hope House, she is a Whiz Kids tutor; and enjoys reading, watching sports and spending time with family and friends.