Meet Ashley Cangelosi Llewellyn

Ashley Cangelosi Llewellyn serves as the 2023-2024 President of the Junior League of New Orleans (JLNO). She is the 100th President of JLNO and the organization is celebrating its Centennial throughout 2024. The over 1,700 JLNO members support the mission and focus area of advancing the well being of women through various programs and initiatives including the JLNO Diaper Bank which distributes diaper, period supplies, and adult incontinence products through a network of community partners; training programs such as Get on Board and Women’s Leadership Summit; WE Fellowship; ABOLISH; TOUCH-A-TRUCK®, Holly Jolly Market, and SAFE SITTER®. Since joining JLNO, Ashley has served JLNO as a member of the Fundraiser Assessment and Development Committee, Project Selection chair, Membership Evaluation chair, Strategic Plan Implementation vice-chair, and Planning and Development Council Director and President-Elect. 

Professionally, Ashley serves as the Senior Director at St. Tammany Corporation, the economic development organization for St. Tammany. She has worked as an economic development practitioner in St. Tammany since June 2013. In her current role, she implements the organization’s economic development strategic plan,  leads workforce and talent development efforts, and facilitates the healthcare sector strategy initiative, Northshore Healthscape. 

A native of Mandeville, Louisiana, she is a graduate of St. Scholastica Academy. Llewellyn attended the University of Southern Mississippi, receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communication (Communication Studies) and a Master of Science in Economic Development. She is a Certified Louisiana Economic Developer (CLED), a graduate of the University of Oklahoma’s Economic Development Institute, a member of the 2021 class of the Chevron Community Fellows Program and a graduate of the New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute (NORLI) class of 2023. She was recognized as a 2023 City Business Woman of the Year honoree. 


Ashley currently serves on the Board of Directors for INFINITY Science Center as Treasurer, the Louisiana Industrial Development Executives Association (LIDEA), and the Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC) as the Alternate State Director for Louisiana. She was a member of the inaugural 2021 class of Chevron Community Fellows and is a graduate of the New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute class of 2023.  Ashley is an engaged volunteer for Chi Omega Fraternity currently serving as the national Ritual Experience Team chair and having served as the Ritual Advisor for the Southern Miss chapter since 2010.