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Ashley Smith, CPA

Audit Associate

Professional Experience

Ashley began her public accounting career in the Austin office of PricewaterhouseCoopers, where she provided audit and assurance services to clients in a variety of industries including technology, consumer goods and services, health care, semi-conductor, housing, and mortgage lending institutions. As a senior associate, she was responsible for providing audit and assurance services for public and privately-held companies in the technology, retail, and manufacturing industries.

Ashley joined Maxwell Locke & Ritter in 2013 and enjoys working for a reputable firm that values its clients and people. She looks forward to developing a diverse client base with a primary focus on technology and middle-market businesses in the Austin and Central Texas area.

Industry Focus

  • Wholesale & Retail
  • Technology
  • Healthcare
  • Government


  • Texas Tech University - Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting
  • Texas Tech University - Master of Science in Accountancy



  • Meals on Wheels, Volunteer
  • Austin Stone, Welcome Committee


  • Texas Tech University Alpha Phi Omega, Member
  • Habitat for Humanity, Volunteer
  • Boys and Girls Club of America, Volunteer


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
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