Ashley Thornburg is the Director of Retail Operations for Out of the Box Ventures. Thornburg has over 14 years of retail experience serving clients including Equity One, Regency Centers, and First Washington, among others, on the third-party leasing of their shopping centers. She currently serves on the ICSC South Florida Idea Exchange Committee and is a former Miami-Dade ICSC NextGen Chair and Broward ICSC committee member.

Thornburg has been awarded for her excellence in retail leasing and received the 2010, 2011, and 2016 CoStar Power Broker Awards. Thornburg spearheaded the leasing of Publix Super Markets’ portfolio of 17 South Florida owned centers –among other third-party assignments in Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, and Martin counties as the South Florida office for Orlando-based Crossman & Company.

Thornburg is an honors graduate of the University of Florida and received her MBA with honors from the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida.