Sales, Business, Management, Public Relations, Communications, Marketing
Ashleigh Birtsch, an accomplished sales professional, currently acts as the Assistant Community Manager of IMS, Inc. in Knoxville, Tennessee. In this position, Birtsch is responsible for maintaining a high level of occupancy at Lovell Crossing Apartments, a 288-unit luxury apartment complex. She has maintained an impressive occupancy rate since joining the company in 2008, garnering a promotion to the position of Lead Leasing Agent. To achieve this level of success, Ashleigh Birtsch has instituted new corporate sales and marketing efforts and worked to foster strong relationships with tenants. An alumnus of East Tennessee State University, Ashleigh Birtsch graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications, Public Relations & Marketing and belonged to the Alpha Delta Pi Sorority. To gain firsthand professional experience, Birtsch completed internships with the United Way and The Overmountain Press. She has also donated her time to the United Way, Second Harvest Food Bank, the Ronald McDonald House, and several other charities. Ashleigh Birtsch laid the foundation for her career in sales with Enterprise Rent-a-Car, where she underwent the management training program and quickly earned a promotion to Assistant Manager. Consistently recognized with the Triple Crown and Most Valuable Player Awards, Birtsch secured several exclusive corporate contracts and generated the maximum revenue per customer while with the company. In 2007, she joined the Knoxville-based copier distribution company Thermocopy as an Account Executive. She utilized her sales acumen to learn the products and create unique pricing proposals for customers, helping to develop and close deals with new customers.