Ayele Ajavon is All Voting is Local’s regional communication manager for Ohio and Pennsylvania 

An award-winning communications professional with more than 15 years experience, Ajavon served as the Communications Manager at WuXi Advanced Therapies in Philadelphia where she launched their internal communications efforts. Prior to joining WuXi, she served as Internal Communications Manager at Autodesk in San Francisco, California where she provided internal communications support for Autodesk’s Education Experiences leadership. In that role, she was responsible for improving employee engagement by creating innovative programs that highlighted employees, programs, and the organization’s successes.

Ajavon also spent three years as Public Relations Specialist at Bank of the West in San Francisco where she managed regional communications. There, her responsibilities included partnering with all business lines to manage communications plans across public relations, social media, and internal platforms.

Before moving to California, Ajavon spent several years as Public Relations Manager and Spokesperson at Lincoln Financial Group in Radnor Township, Pennsylvania during the height of the financial crisis. She also served as Public Relations Specialist at Delaware Investments (now known as Macquarie Investments). Ajavon began her career as Communications Coordinator at Visit Philly shortly after graduating with a degree in Communications from Temple University.