Round Rock, TX – Trellis Company, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation with a mission to develop and advance initiatives that grow individual economic mobility and expand community prosperity, has just named Bryan Ashton Chief Strategy & Growth Officer. Ashton will oversee the implementation of the new Trellis strategic plan, including the development of new lines of business: Higher Education Research and Consulting and Talent Pathway Services. Additionally, he will lead Sales and Marketing, Government Affairs, and Community Investment for the organization.

Dr. Debra Chromy, President and CEO of Trellis Company, remarked that “[Ashton] is the right person to translate our legacy experience into innovative lines of business that will advance our refined mission. This allows us to continue advancing our new strategic plan and lead us as we continue to grow.”

For over 42 years, Trellis Company has helped individuals leverage the power of postsecondary education to improve their quality of life. To build on this legacy, Trellis has launched a new strategic plan, including an updated mission to “develop and advance initiatives that grow individual economic mobility and expand community prosperity.” This, in tandem with a newfound vision to connect people with education-to-employment opportunities, will help Trellis maintain a pivotal role in transforming individual lives and communities through equitable postsecondary education.

As the landscape of higher education continues to shift, Trellis Company has vowed to adapt alongside it, introducing new products and services that will advance their new mission to students across the country.

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About Trellis Company
Trellis Company is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation focused on connecting people to education-to-employment pathways that transform their lives. The company’s mission is to develop and advance initiatives that grow individual economic mobility and expand community prosperity. For more than 42 years, we have delivered positive outcomes for students and institutions. Through our vision and mission, we are building on this history to impact a greater number of people and the communities where they live.

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