Ashley Novak Butler currently serves as the Executive Director of the Lift a Life Foundation. She focuses on managing the Foundation’s large projects in the foundation’s focus areas of hunger relief, student leadership development, type 1 diabetes support, early childhood education and military family support. She has served in this capacity since 2010. Prior to joining the Lift a Life Foundation, Ashley worked for Southwest Airlines as a Marketing Manager and then Corporate Relations Manager. She is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and was raised in Louisville, Kentucky.