Ashley Engel portrait

Ashley Engel


Raised in Crookston, Minnesota, Ashley now lives in Grand Forks, North Dakota. She and her husband, Preston, have two children, Kenzie and Ryker. A self-described “shopping enthusiast,” Ashley also enjoys traveling, sports, outdoor activities with her family and spending summer days at the lake. She loves living in Grand Forks because she is close to both her family and her husband’s family.

Ashley has spent the entirety of her professional accounting career with Brady Martz. She joined the firm in 2008 and was welcomed into the shareholder group in 2021. Her primary responsibility is performing audits, tax returns, and consulting services for clients in the nonprofit industry. Ashley loves to serve the nonprofit industry as it is truly humbling to see the impact the organizations she works with are making on the community and the individuals they serve.

Don’t let Ashley’s soft-spoken demeanor fool you—she is a determined and hardworking professional who is always willing to put in extra effort to get the job done. Ashley explains, “I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more of it I have!” When it comes to client service, she understands that each client has a unique situation. She focuses on understanding exactly what her clients are facing and seeks to always provide value-added service.

Designations & Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – North Dakota


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • North Dakota CPA Society (NDCPAS)
  • United Day Nursery Board of Directors
    • President
  • University of North Dakota Alumni Association


  • University of North Dakota
    • Bachelor of Accountancy (2008)