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ACL Leader in Focus- Ashleigh Myers

Ashleigh Myers moved to the Niagara Region in 2003, to join the teams at 105.7 EZ Rock, 97.7 HTZ-FM, and NewsTalk 610 CKTB. An enthusiastic marketing & business development specialist, she’s spent over 20 years within the media industry helping businesses and organizations expand and grow. She possesses an in-depth knowledge for creating and executing customized business marketing strategies and excels at business retention, business expansion, non-traditional revenue generation, and relationship management.

Ashleigh is passionate about food & wine – particularly things grown or produced here in Niagara. She loves culinary adventures in her kitchen, cooking for family & friends. On weekends, you can find her enjoying Niagara’s incredible green spaces, or at a hockey rink cheering on her 8-year-old son.

How do you define civic leadership?

Civic Leadership is standing up for the greater good. To do well by doing good.

Why are you personally motivated to explore civic leadership?

Everyone has the capacity to be a changemaker. Big or small, each individual, varied perspective, experience, relationship, and different idea help to shape your world view. I want to explore my capacity to become a changemaker by pushing myself beyond my comfort zone, expanding my perspectives, and connecting with other individuals who want to create a better tomorrow for our community. Additionally, I want to show my 7-year-old son that the world can be changed, one dedicated person at a time.

In your view, what’s the most important attribute of a leader?

The desire to understand. Be it individuals, processes, or thoughts. A true leader seeks out the information and considers all sides and opinions in order to make informed decisions.

June 22nd, 2020