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Ashley N. Blessing

Manager

Reading Office

2763 Century Boulevard
Reading, PA 19610

Contact Info

610-378-1175 x4625
“There’s no such thing as being stagnant - you’re either moving forward or falling behind.”

Ashley began with Herbein + Company, Inc. in 2015 and is a Manager in Herbein’s Small Business Department. At Herbein, Ashley focuses on financial statement preparation, corporate tax services, individual taxation, advisory services, and exit and succession planning.  She works with a variety of corporate clients in industries such as wholesale produce, professional services, manufacturing and distribution.

Ashley is passionate about advisory services and working closely with her clients to help achieve their professional goals. She is currently attending the Business Enterprise Institute (BEI) Advanced Exit Planning series. She plans on obtaining the Certified Exit Planner (CExP) designation that demonstrates the ability to assist with planning and deploying an exit strategy in accord with the business owner’s wishes.

As a strong believer in employee engagement, Ashley is the chair of Herbein’s internal 2020 committee, which is dedicated to enhancing the team member experience at the firm. “I value the difference engaged and motivated colleagues can make to Herbein’s overall success and look forward to developing more initiatives and programs in the years ahead.

Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants - Young Leader Award
In 2019, Ashley was named a PICPA Young Leader. This PICPA award annually recognizes its members under the age of 40 who demonstrate a extraordinary commitment to the accounting profession through PICPA or community service.

Associations

  • Allinial Global – Firm Member
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) – Member
  • Discovery Federal Credit Union -  Board Member; Asset Liability Management Committee - Member
  • Greater Reading Young Professionals - Member
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) – Member; PICPA Emerging CPAs - Co-chair ; PICPA Reading Chapter Community Engagement Committee - Member; PICPA Young Leader Award (2019)

Education and Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Penn State University – B.S. Degree in Business