Ashley Smith

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(970) 550-6004

A highly-committed and incisive project manager, Ash excels while working on and managing large-scale and complex projects. Specializing in NEPA, her experience, insight, and enthusiasm allow her to efficiently navigate projects and clients through today’s complicated regulatory environment. Ash thrives on finding the right solutions for the challenges of our projects. She takes particular pride in getting the job done accurately and on time—enabling our clients to move forward with their project goals.


Joining SE Group in 2016, Ashley brings over 14 years of experience in the field of environmental permitting and planning in a wide range of planning sectors including Energy and Telecommunications. She has successfully managed and authored environmental analyses throughout the Rocky Mountains, Southwest, and Northeast regions.

Ashley has a Master of Science in Watershed Science and Management from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and a Bachelor of Science in Geology and Environmental Science from Smith College.


  • Large-scale project management
  • Environmental permitting and compliance
  • NEPA oversight

Outside the Office

As a military kid, Ashley grew up throughout the States as well as internationally. She spent her early years backpacking on the Olympic Peninsula, the Adirondacks, and White Mountains, as well as the Bavarian and Austrian Alps. Today, Ashley and her husband can be found exploring the Rocky Mountains, taking day hikes or playing in the snow with their daughters.