A 20-year entrepreneurial veteran and corporate escapee, Sheila is the co-founder and CEO of Ashton212, an Oakland-based consulting firm. Ashton212 provides strategic business guidance that drives optimal organizational performance in the areas of business transformation, strategic marketing, and customer experience. The firm also provides real-time contingent and full-time talent to clients whose skills complement their current staff.
Sheila is dedicated to exhibiting and teaching solid leadership principles and characteristics with a particular focus on women and people of color who own businesses or desire to do so. She has held several volunteer leadership positions, is a sought after speaker on the topic of successful entrepreneurship, and serves as an emcee for several Bay Area events.

About Sheila Lewis

A 20-year entrepreneurial veteran and corporate escapee, Sheila is the co-founder and CEO of Ashton212, an Oakland-based consulting firm. Ashton212 provides strategic business guidance that drives optimal organizational performance in the areas of business transformation, strategic marketing, and customer experience. The firm also provides real-time contingent and full-time talent to clients whose skills complement their current staff.

Sheila is dedicated to exhibiting and teaching solid leadership principles and characteristics with a particular focus on women and people of color who own businesses or desire to do so. She has held several volunteer leadership positions, is a sought after speaker on the topic of successful entrepreneurship, and serves as an emcee for several Bay Area events.

Success on Your Terms

When I started my corporate career at the Quaker Oats Company, now part of the Pepsico portfolio of global brands, I didn’t really have a plan. However, I knew that I wanted to work hard enough, be good enough, and be acknowledged at all the right times to reach the highest ranks of marketers in corporate America. It didn’t occur to me that this might not happen. I had achieved academic success, earned my MBA with highest honors, had some years of work already behind me, and held leadership … [Read more...]

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