Ashley Lyons is a Strategic Advisor to Arsenal Venture Partners. He advises AVP on thier Commerce/Logistics investment efforts, as well as works with AVP’s respective portfolio companies. He has a combined 40 years experience of postal and distribution issues in the public and private sectors. Much of that time was spent at the Postal Service where he held a variety of executive positions including pricing, forecasting, financial analysis and regulatory reporting. Ashley also managed the DC Government Relations office for Pitney Bowes and served as their lead DC government relations’ executive. With this background, Ashley understands the intersection of the business, government and regulatory worlds. Ashley graduated from the University of Alabama with a B.S. in transportation and public utilities and received an MBA from George Washington University with a concentration in economics and public policy.
Ashley grew up in Alabama and has spent most of his adult life living in Alexandria, VA and working in Washington DC. His main interests are history, politics and sports. A life-long Crimson Tide fan, he has also developed a loyalty to Washington sports teams along with following his family’s Virginia and Texas A&M teams. Ashley’s own sport is golf, which he enjoys playing whenever he can.
Current/former board/observer/advisor roles: Arsenal Venture Partners