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Meet Ashley S. Coone
DeSoto County Clerk of the Circuit Court


Ashley Coone is a DeSoto County native.  She was appointed by Gov. Rick Scott to fill a vacancy created by the resignation of Mitzie McGavic on June 8, 2016.  Ashley is the co-founder of Links2Success, a nonprofit serving DeSoto County youth by providing programming that prepares them for post-secondary education careers.  She also serves on the board of The Smith Brown Community Foundation where she chairs a project to restore a historic facility and transform it into the town’s first community center.

She graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University with a BS in Business Management and holds a MA in Management and Leadership from Webster University.  Ashley is also a graduate of Leadership DeSoto, Leadership Lee County, Gulf Coast Leadership Institute, Leadership Florida’s Connect FL program and numerous other leadership and educational training programs.