Nancy Ashcraft is the Founder and Executive Director of Hope Springs Business Incubator Services, LLC. Hope Springs is a public benefit company that ignites marketplace renewal and community job creation by providing creative, innovative small business start-up solutions, and custom business revitalization services.

Prior to founding Hope Springs Business Incubator Services, LLC, Nancy was an Engineering Technology Program Leader at GE Transportation where she led multiple locomotive controls teams, programs and projects, managed a $3.3 M LNG dual fuel program budget for the Electronics and Hardware section, and led several high-profile CECoE fulfillment projects designed to consolidate and automate complex technical transactional “big data” technical record reporting and tracking of on-time delivery to improve project efficiency.

Nancy also held confidential roles as a Research Analyst in Management Consulting, and in research and development as a Staff Engineer/Scientist for United Technologies. She is a talented, innovative engineering program leader, and engineer, who is experienced in the transportation, management consulting, automotive, HVAC and mining sectors. Nancy holds one US Patent.