Ashley Hitt serves as Director of GIS Services for Connected Nation. Ashley oversees the day-to-day operations of the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) team. She is responsible for developing strategies using GIS to provide data visualization solutions that impact policy, economic development, and the digital divide. Ashley is a certified Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP) and holds a bachelor’s in geography with meteorology emphasis and a master of science in geoscience from Western Kentucky University. Ashley was voted URISA’s Young GIS Professional of the Year in 2011.