Ashley R. Shutt

Ashley Shutt

Title: Entrepreneur and Co-Founder
Company: ARO Creative, Inc.
Location: Kingsport, Tennessee, United States

Ashley R. Shutt, Entrepreneur and Co-Founder at ARO Creative, Inc., has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Business Owners for dedication, achievements, and leadership in entrepreneurship.

Drawing upon a background in creative production and product advertisement, Ms. Shutt formerly submitted products for Clorox, GE and other Fortune 500 companies before ultimately deciding to pave her own path and found her own business. Noting that less than one percent of advertisement agency owners were women, she nevertheless persisted and has been the co-founder of ARO Creative, Inc., since 2018. Earlier in her career, she excelled as a creative producer for Cumberland Marketing from 2014 to 2017 and as a marketing assistant for TUC Technologies from 2013 to 2014.

Supported by a Bachelor of Arts in marketing from East Tennessee State University from 2013, Ms. Shutt has maintained affiliation with the Kingsport Area Chamber of Commerce and founded The Made GALA. She has also been recognized among 40 Under 40, received the KOSBE Award for Young Entrepreneur Business Excellence and was highlighted in Who’s Who in America. Ms. Shutt attributes her success to hard work and networking, as well as the support of her early mentors. Looking toward the future, she intends to have a larger international portfolio and a portfolio that also includes luxury goods. Married to her husband Levi since 2013, she enjoys cooking, traveling and marksmanship in her spare time.

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