Ashley Udick has over a decade of general aviation experience, beginning her career as a Line Service Technician, learning every role until becoming an Ops/Line Service Manager and then General Manager. In 2019, Ashley transitioned into Airport Management, overseeing the airport and FBO as the Winter Haven Regional Airport Director. During her time in Winter Haven, she collaborated with airport authorities and elected officials to receive numerous grants for airport capital improvement projects.
Ashley joined Aero Centers in 2021 as the first employee in the growing network, opening the chain's first location as General Manager of Aero Center Lakeland. Ashley received her BAS in Aerospace Sciences at Polk State College. She is a two-time Polk Emerging Leader Nominee and an Aviation Pros-Airport Business top 40 Under 40. In addition, she is recognized by Aviation International News for going above and beyond in the realm of customer service. Ashley currently serves on the airport advisory board at Lakeland Linder International Airport.