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Emerging Leaders ASPIRE Program Welcomes CLA Team Member, Ashlyn!

August 8, 2023

Please help us in congratulating Ashlyn VanDenDriessche to the Emerging Leaders ASPIRE Program. The mission of the Aspire Program is to elevate young professionals through education, empowerment, and engagement to prepare the next generation of Tampa Bay business leaders to create positive change for the region.

“I am looking forward to learning how to be a more effective leader by exploring different communication styles, generational leadership, and the importance of volunteering.  I am thankful for the opportunity to network with other professionals in the Tampa Bay area.  I am excited to use what I learn in the program to be able to give back to the Tampa Bay community.” – Ashlyn VanDenDriessche

Ashlyn is a Tax Manager in CLA’s Manufacturing and Distribution industry. She serve many clients with multi-state activity and foreign activity and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Florida and originally from the Central Florida area.  She graduated in 2018 from Florida Southern College with my Masters of Accountancy.

We wish her the best with the program and look forward to sharing updates soon.

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