Ashley Provencher is an economic consultant for the Institute for Municipal and Regional Policy (IMRP) and Associate Professor of Economics at Siena College. She has contributed to the Results First Initiative since 2011. Ashley also previously supported the Children with Incarcerated Parents Initiative. Her research focuses on program evaluation and policy analysis for a variety of issues, including child welfare, children with incarcerated parents, and poverty. She completed her Ph. D. in Economics at American University and her B.S. at Simmons College.