Smith to lead communications, marketing at Concordia

Aug. 14, 2014

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Concordia Lutheran High School has hired Ashley Smith to lead its communication and marketing efforts.

Smith, a 2005 graduate of Taylor University, comes to Concordia having served as the associate director of media relations at Huntington University.

“We are excited to have this in-house position to be able to effectively communicate the mission of Concordia Lutheran High School on a day-to-day basis,” said Terry Breininger, Concordia’s executive director. “Ms. Smith is an excellent addition to the team as we move the school forward.”

A native of Fort Wayne, Smith served as a newspaper reporter before changing careers to media relations and marketing. Before joining Huntington, she was the education reporter for The News-Sentinel in Fort Wayne.

Smith, communications manager at Concordia, can be reached at 260-483-1102 ext. 275 or

Concordia Lutheran High School, located at 1601 St. Joe River Drive in Fort Wayne, Ind., was founded in 1935 as a private, co-educational Lutheran high school open to students of all faiths and backgrounds. With Christ at the center, Concordia continues to pursue educational excellence that equips individuals for lifelong learning and service as disciples of Jesus Christ. Learn more at