Meet our team of experienced professionals

We have been leaders in San Diego web design, online marketing, and internet strategy since 2007. In that time our small but committed team has impacted hundreds of companies across the U.S.

  • Derek Ashauer

    Web Designer, Web Developer, Project Manager, Support, Sales

    Derek started AshWebStudio in 2007 as a side gig while he was in college. Before long, the business grew to the point that he needed help to keep up with requests for new work. Born and raised in San Diego, he now makes his home in Fort Collins, CO.

  • Kadence Ainsworth

    Designer, UI/UX Expert

    Kadie is an experienced web designer who has worked on websites for multiple international brands. Clients love her eye for design, along with her ability to master complex user experience challenges.

  • Seth McKinney

    Web Designer

    Seth and Derek spent the early days of their fledgling web design careers as co-workers at a different agency. Seth’s skills eventually earned him a promotion to creative director. These days, he serves as a creative consultant (and occasional lead designer) for AshWebStudio clients.

  • Nick Delladio

    Marketing Manager

    Once the artistic and technical components of your new website are in place, Nick is tasked with helping you attract new customers. His mastery of SEO, PPC advertising, social media, and other promotional channels help our clients stay one step ahead in the ever-changing digital world.

Did You Know?

Derek and Kadie will be getting married in August 2021. Not only are they combining forces at work, but they are wrangling a combined four kids and two dogs under one roof as a blended family!

Success always leaves clues

There is nothing so valuable to us as the compliments we have gotten from previous and current clients, many of whom have been with us for years…

"I had no prior experience working and developing content for websites, but they made the overall process so easy for me. I actually learned a lot and they made the entire process seamless and fun!"

Mary Keough-Anderson — ADI Meetings & Events

"Derek was easy to work with in helping us achieve our vision and with integrating the functionality we wanted in the site, as well as being very patient in explaining the creative process."

Suzanne Howe — ASPM San Diego

"AshWebStudio took the time to listen to our needs and goals and offered appropriate suggestions to further enhance our site."

Kristin Sartore — Spa Revolutions

"Expediency, creativity, brilliance, efficiency, design concepts, and followthrough are just a few words to describe the level of service we experienced from AshWebStudio."

Josh Allen — Fairview Nursery

"Going into the project we didn't know how things would turn out, but now that our site has launched, we can say, without a doubt, that our expectations were exceeded."

Doug Colbeck — California Beaches

"I consider AshWebStudio an extension of my business and part of the team. They have been vital to our success and I feel lucky to have found them."

Chris Edens, Owner — 2712 Designs

"Every team member was professional, knowledgeable, and easy to work with."

Johanna Baena — Continental Catering

"The whole process with the AshWebStudio team was flawless. They asked pointed questions to understand my vision of the site."

Brett Costa, Owner — Complete Trailers

"The results exceeded our expectations and gave us a significant increase in business."

Mike McCormick — Studio 720

"We're picky customers, and he worked REALLY hard on our web design and implementation project to make it perfect for us."

Lindsey Handley — Learn to Mod