Ashley M. Lewis

Deputy Director

Office of Communications and Engagement

Ashley Lewis is the Deputy Director of the Office of Communications and Engagement, which leads the PCAOB’s communications, government affairs, and outreach efforts.

Before joining the PCAOB in February 2023, Ms. Lewis was a Senior Vice President at Edelman, a global public relations agency where she specialized in financial services communications. Previously, she served as Communication Director for the United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs under the leadership of Chairman Sherrod Brown. In this role, Ms. Lewis oversaw communication strategy, messaging, and outreach as it related to key policy and regulatory proposals and initiatives before the committee and Congress. She also served in the Obama-Biden Administration as Senior Communication Advisor to the Chairman at the Export-Import Bank of the United States. Prior to EXIM Bank, Ms. Lewis had previous roles at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the AFL-CIO, and U.S. House of Representatives.

Ms. Lewis graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in mass media communication and public relations from Michigan State University.