Ashlee Ammons holds a B.A. in Mass Communications and Public Relations from Baldwin Wallace University. She is the 38th black female to raise over $1M in pre-seed funding. Prior to co-founding Mixtroz with her mother, Kerry Schrader, Ashlee established a career as an events producer working with an impressive list of A-listers including Oprah Winfrey, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Jay-Z, as well as legacy brands like Moet Hennessy® and Coca-Cola®. Ashlee serves on the Executive Board of Tech Birmingham and is an advisor to the Nashville Entrepreneur Center following her time on the NEC’s board. Ashlee is a 2019 Birmingham Business Journal "40 Under 40" recipient as well as Birmingham "40 Under 40 of the Decade" and Business Journal's National Rising Star. Ashlee and her mother were named “Powerful Women” by Entrepreneur Magazine on their inaugural list in November 2019. In November 2020, Ashlee was selected among the 100 black female entrepreneurs and innovators presented with funding as well as 100 days of resources by American Express® and IFundWomen of Color as part of their "100 for 100" program.