Polished Houston dinner
october 8, 2019, 6:30 P.M.- 8:30 p.m.
2019 post oak blvd.
houston, tx 77056
Ashley co-founded The League: Elite Training Facility with her husband, Terry, in 2013. She handles business operations and strategic planning for their growing community in the Heights area. Before pursuing entrepreneurship, Ashley worked in business development with start-up companies in Houston and Austin. Through Bird Williams Consulting, she helps small businesses launch and grow their ventures. Ashley began her career as an Investment Banking Analyst in the Global Healthcare and Latin America groups at Barclays Capital. During her time in New York, Ashley executed a total of 15 transactions for global clients. Ashley graduated with a Finance and International Business degree from the University of Texas at Austin, where she and Terry met (Hook ‘Em!). She recently invested in a restaurant concept -- Five Central -- a unique dining experience in the Upper Kirby area. Ashley has two ridiculously adorable sons, Terry III and Trenton who bring her so much joy. She's involved in her church and community and enjoys gathering friends and connecting people.
Jennifer Edwards is the co-owner and brewer at 4J Brewing Company. Jennifer started home brewing with her father, Larry, in 2011. The family’s home brewing knowledge dates back to the Prohibition days when Larry’s father would brew with Larry's grandfather. Each father taught their child how to brew through the generations and continues today through Jennifer and Larry. 4J Brewing Company was formed in 2015 and finally opened the doors in March of 2018. While Jennifer and Larry had the idea to start 4J, Larry just wanted to be the official taste tester. Jennifer’s Mom, Marilyn stepped up in his place to become co-owner which made 4J 100% female owned and family operated, with a female head brewer. The name comes from the family of 4 girls, all named with “J” names. Jennifer is the 4th “J”. When you come to 4J, you are a part of the family.
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