Ashley Tappan

Consultant – United States


Ashley Tappan is a consultant with Insigniam. With her background in sports, television, customer service, sales, and leadership development, Ashley has a unique perspective on what it takes for teams of business professionals to deliver breakthrough results. She has worked with Fortune 500 business executives to fulfill their visions across the globe for over twenty-five years in industries including fast-moving consumer goods, healthcare systems, biotech, pharma, manufacturing, research, and non-profits.

Ashley is passionate about developing leaders to experience breakthroughs for themselves and their businesses. She recently worked with a large healthcare system to develop a bench of leaders for the future while delivering outstanding business results. The breakthroughs the cohort delivered produced $3.18 million in new revenue, expanded service lines, increased employee engagement and retention, reduced waste, and expanded market share.

Her ability to develop and lead organizational transformations that lead to unprecedented results has earned her several accolades, including recognition as a Rising Star and a Luminary of the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association. Before joining Insigniam, Ashley managed, built, and led training in leadership and high performance at a competitive telecommunications company.

She attended Indiana University, where she received her B.A. while cycling competitively. Ashley is a former triathlete, coach, and published author, writing about fitness as a tool to develop one’s leadership.

Awards and Recognition

  • Leader in Client Satisfaction, Insigniam, 2022 and 2023
  • Leader in Teamwork & Collaboration, Insigniam, 2016 and 2017
  • Leader in Increasing Her Value, Insigniam, 2016 and 2023
  • Innovation Award, Philadelphia Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association Chapter Board, 2015 Winner, Philadelphia-area LEAD award, Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association, for innovative leadership programs, 2013
  • Luminary, Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association, 2013
  • Rising Star, Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association, 2011
  • “Above and Beyond” Volunteer of the Year, Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter, 2010

Public Speaking and Service

  • Moderator, Jacksonville Women’s Leadership Forum, 2017
  • Global Chairperson, Healthcare Businesswomen Association’s Annual Conference, 2017
  • Global Chairperson, Healthcare Businesswomen Association’s Fit To Lead Affinity Group
  • Greater Jacksonville USO Council, 2017
  • National Co-Chair, Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association Leadership Conference, 2011
  • Member, Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter, 2010
  • President, Philadelphia Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), 2008-2009
  • Chairperson of a Philadelphia leadership development program, 2005-2007
  • Rotary Club Business Person’s Exchange Program Scholarship, 2002
  • Big Sister for Big Brothers Big Sisters, Philadelphia, 1997-2007

Thought Leadership Articles

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