Ashley DuPuy Mancuso

Creative Director

“Dedicated to intentional design”

As Franco’s creative director, Ashley DuPuy Mancuso oversees and manages all design and video needs across the agency. While Ashley’s experience spans industries, including vast municipal, automotive, nonprofit and e-commerce experience, she’s dedicated to creating materials that strengthen and accurately depict each client’s unique characteristics, qualities and complexities.

Ashley is passionate about crafting memorable designs that stand out in today’s increasingly saturated media landscape. Specializing in creating brand identities, graphic design and photography, Ashley’s work has supported numerous notable and award-winning projects, including an IABC Heritage Region Silver Quill Award and a CCA North America Gold Award.

Prior to joining Franco in 2015, Ashley gained experience as a jr art director for an independent design firm, creating successful branding and print materials. She maintained a multi-year partnership with an independent industrial design studio as a contracted designer with projects primarily focused on logo design and re-branding. Additionally, she finessed her editorial skills with multiple internships at local publications throughout Metro Detroit.

Ashley holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the College for Creative Studies with a concentration in photography and a dual minor in graphic design and advertising.

Outside of work Ashley can be found exploring Dearborn with her husband Nicholas and son Felix.