Ashley Ritteman

DEC Member since 2014
President
Valor Victoria Ltd.

Ashley Ritteman started Valor Victoria in 2016. Given Ms. Rittman’s unique background in logistics and forwarding, Ashley identified an unmet service in the industry and set out to offer forwarding services specific to international rail. Previous to starting Valor, Ashley served North Dakota Port Services (NDPS) as Vice President of Sales & Marketing. Prior to her position with NDPS Ms. Ritteman led the start-up of both the Minot, ND and Minneapolis, MN offices for BNSF Logistics. Her role as General Manager at BNSF Logistics was to lead the Minot intermodal initiative as well as develop agricultural sales nationwide. Ms. Ritteman has also worked with the following organizations: Dakota Prairie Organic Flour and Milling Company, the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute, the North Dakota Trade Office, Woodward Consulting Partners (Singapore office), and the Japan External Trade Organization. Within these organizations, Ms. Ritteman worked closely in the development of export strategies specific to her home State of North Dakota; developed an expertise in agriculture exports; and worked in Singapore assisting the expansion of American and European businesses into Asian Markets.

Ms. Ritteman earned her M.S. Degree in Agribusiness and Applied Economics specializing in logistics, strategy, and market risk from North Dakota State University.