Our Team

We have various backgrounds in public affairs and communications, but are like-minded in our strong work ethic, strategic prowess and “get it done” attitude.

Ashley Messier Director of Public Affairs

Ashley specializes in a variety of areas including media relations, public affairs, social media, government affairs and strategic communications. She manages communications campaigns and helps generate positive media coverage for several clients in the food and beverage, retail and development, technology industries. She also has extensive experience managing online communications and creating social media campaigns for public officials, political campaigns and clients in the private sector.

Ashley is able to help clients achieve their long-term or short-term goals by incorporating all aspects of public affairs, including media relations, grassroots, message development and building relationships with local government officials and organizations. She helps navigate development approvals and works with client’s government affairs and communications teams to create effective communication and issue campaigns to help meet the client’s needs. Ashley serves as a liaison between clients and media personnel as well as helping clients optimize their interactions with reporters and editors to ensure positive media coverage. She also assists in developing media materials and social media campaigns to guarantee the client’s message is consistent and distributed across all media channels.

Prior to joining Capital Results, Ashley served as a Senior Associate at a DC-based public affairs firm. She has also worked in the United States House of Representatives as press secretary for Congressman Connie Mack and Congressman Joe Walsh. During the 2012 election cycle, Ashley served as Deputy Communications Director for the Connie Mack U.S. Senate campaign in Florida.


University of South Carolina, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, 2008

Community Involvement

VCU Massey Cancer Center, Alliance Board (2015-2017)

Capital Results

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