Ashley Alletto came to Western Carolina in the fall of 2017 as the Director of Marketing and Promotions having most recently served as a marketing assistant at the University of Minnesota Duluth.
While at UMD, Alletto was heavily involved in developing marketing and promotion plans for the women’s soccer, men’s basketball, and softball programs, while also serving as the lead event manager for each of those sports. In addition to overseeing and coordinating appearances for four mascots, Alletto also worked with the Bulldog Buddies Kids Club program and tracked the student-athlete community service.
Alletto also has experience in managing events at the Markin Family Student Recreation Center in Peoria, and also worked as a seasonal marketing assistant at the Arlington International racecourse.
Originally from Downers Grove, Ill., Alletto is a 2015 graduate of Bradley University in Peoria, Ill., and holds a Master’s Degree in Sport Leadership from Virginia Commonwealth. She spent nearly three years as a marketing intern within the Bradley Athletic Department, and while at VCU, she worked as a marketing graduate assistant within the VCU Athletic Department.