Ashley-Lauren Elrod is an award-winning triple-threat, versatile professional with proven acting, producing, casting, directing, and production design expertise. Her unique approach to media, film, and marketing makes her a highly sought-after industry dynamo who is known for her exceptional thought leadership and nonprofit advisory work. She is the CEO and Founder of Visionary Woman Productions, a diverse female-owned production company helping to change the world one project at a time by consciously partnering with brands and productions who are aiming to do the same, while supporting her non-profit partners, The Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center to help battle child abuse and trafficking in the United States. Recently, her team worked on the Dove Cost of Beauty Campaign for the Kids 2023 Online Safety Act which was nominated for an Emmy award for Best Commercial of 2023. Ashley-Lauren is a true champion of diversity, safety, and inclusivity in all aspects of entertainment, media, marketing, and advocacy. She brings fresh perspectives, energy, and spirit to every project she takes on. Her passion is to impart the tools and knowledge to help people lead a fruitful and audaciously authentic life and to assist clients in achieving their creative vision through bold, audacious moves.