Malika Ashley

Director of Human Resources

Originally from Dallas Ft. Worth, Malika and her family now call Dripping Springs home. A Liberal Arts graduate from UT, she was attracted to the exciting life of event planning and worked her way up in the industry in Austin from a receptionist with a local country club to a national hotel Sales Manager position. A dedicated mom, Malika stayed home with her daughter until she was three, when she got the itch to go back to work in the hospitality industry in the Human Resources Department at Barton Creek Resort which is where she found her true passion. After seven years at Barton Creek, Malika moved on to the Boon Group where she managed a department that focused on benefits and compliance for government contractors. After working at Boon for three years her dream job at Whim appeared and she thanks her lucky stars every day!

Malika is married to her best friend whom she met working in the industry and with whom she has a wonderful daughter. They are both active with Crossfit, are obsessed with dogs (specifically their black lab, Cash) and on weekends, enjoy all the outdoor activities Dripping Springs and the Hill Country has to offer. Malika was Head Choreographer of the UT Dance Team and a Dance Instructor. She used to ice skate competitively, is addicted to iphone games and computer escape games. Malika’s favorite wine is Cupcake Chardonnay and her favorite drink is Deep Eddy Sweet Tea Vodka which she likes to enjoy most with her best friends from middle school.

Unofficial title – “Whim Therapist”