Ashley Knox, a Kingston native is the Founder/Director of Go Beyond Greatness Inc., a college and career readiness program designed to support students in developing the skills and "greatness mindset" needed to succeed in the 21st century. Ashley facilitates educational programs in advanced youth development with an emphasis in leadership, effective communication, and positive behavior. Ashley holds an Master's degree from SUNY New Paltz in Humanistic and Multicultural Education and a Bachelor’s in Sociology with a focus in Spain/Latin America and Africana Studies. She is the Director of International Programs at Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, NY and PDSO (Principal Designated School Offical) for international students. In addition to her active involvement in the community, she serves on the Leadership Council of United Way Raising Hope of Ulster County and is a board member for Freedom Solar Alliances LLC, a renewable energy company with a mission to create clean energy consumption in New York. Ashley’s professional commitment to education and youth development gives her the high capacity to successfully carry out programs that inspire young people go beyond their greatness in academic achievement and life success.