Alton Ashy

Alton Ashy established Advanced Strategies nearly two decades ago. As the firm's president, Alton brings a wealth of knowledge, a strong work ethic and sharp business insight to his projects. He began his professional career as a legislative staffer working for both the Louisiana Senate and House of Representatives and quickly transitioned into governmental relations representing clients including Louisiana State University. Alton’s ability to quickly assess an issue and develop a winning legislative strategy has helped Advanced Strategies achieve great success for its clients over the years. 

Cheryl England

Supporting ASI’s success is Cheryl England, the firm’s office and administrative manager. She is an integral part of the team and serves as project manager, scheduler and communications coordinator. As a veteran of the Louisiana House of Representatives staff and executive assistant to two Speakers of the House, she brings more than 25 years of governmental experience to the firm. Cheryl attended the University of Southwestern Louisiana and earned a degree in Finance from McNeese State University.

Ryan Templet

Ryan Templet is ASI's newest associate. Having worked for the Louisiana Legislature in both the House and Senate, Ryan spent 4 years working for Senate President John Alario, where he learned the intricacies of the legislature and legislative process. In addition, he wrote emergency management policy in an internship for the Jefferson Parish Council while earning his bachelors in both Political Science and Disaster Management from Louisiana State University. Ryan's understanding of and respect for the legislative process, combined with his strong work ethic, and determination will help ASI deliver winning strategies to its clients.