Ashley Bleckner

Personal Finance, Retirement, Lifestage Based Planning
“Ashley Bleckner, Financial Advisor at RS Crum, is passionate about helping people make good financial decisions, both on the investment side as well as other financial planning areas. ”

RS Crum, Inc.

Job Title:

Financial Advisor


Ashley Bleckner is an Advisor with RS Crum and also works in collaboration with a number of the lead advisors in the areas of financial planning and client service. RS Crum specializes in providing objective financial advice to help clients manage, grow, and protect their assets during their working lives and through retirement. Ashley and the team has a mission to help people make sound financial decisions, accumulate and preserve wealth, and otherwise pursue their life goals without the burden of financial stress.

Prior to committing to RS Crum, Ashley spent over three years with a wealth management firm based in Toledo, Ohio serving as a Client Relationship Manager where she helped develop, coordinate, and implement financial plans and manage day-to-day client requests. Ashley takes great pride in her client relationships. Actively involved in the community, Ashley is a member of the Orange County FPA and CalCPA. Ashley has volunteered her time on a number of philanthropic projects, including WomanSAGE, “It’s Your Money,” Alzheimer’s Orange County, and is a co-founder of the Austin Kudzia Scholarship.

Ashley has a passion for travel, education and the arts. She has previously studied in Florence, Italy and has taught several college classes in Economics. Ashley has a Bachelor of Science in Business Economics from Miami University and a Masters of Arts in Economics from Bowling Green State University.


MA, Economics, Bowling Green State University
BS, Economics, Miami University (OH)

Assets Under Management:

$400 million

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