Congratulations to Ashley Hudson for receiving the 2022 WTS-MN (Minnesota Chapter) Woman to Watch Award. This award recognizes an entry to mid-level woman in her career who has already made an impact on the transportation industry. Ashley Hudson was presented the award on May 25.
As the leader of Bolton & Menk’s transportation funding team, Ashley helped build and now leads the transportation project funding service, in addition to serving roles in transportation planning and project design. In the past 10 years, Ashley’s leadership helped secure $252 million in transportation funding, leveraging more than $583 million in total project costs. She leads Bolton & Menk’s success by proactively informing clients of potential funding sources and delivering on key funding pursuits. Her outlook is invaluable in securing funding to make community visions a reality. Her experience in the field allows clients to put their full trust in her abilities to seek out the most valuable opportunities.
Ashley routinely works with cities and counties to identify opportunities and develop a competitive funding and legislative package. In 2020, she led 20 successful Local Road Improvement Program (LRIP) applications for client communities, securing more than $20 million and 25 percent of the money available statewide. Her leadership in the industry is key in translating and aligning complex funding programs with community visions of all sizes.
Congratulations on your award, Ashley!
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