Bachelor, Jersey City State College. Postgraduate, New School Social Research.
Teacher Scotch Plains Board Education, New Jersey, 1966—1967. Editor United Parcel Service, New York City, 1967—1969. United Parcel S Blue Cross-Blue Shield, Newark, 1969—1970.
Manager employee development American Express Company, New York City, 1970—1972. Vice president employee relations Stock Exchange, since 1972. Editorial advisory board Training Magazine, 1976—1977.
Board directors National Conference of Christians and Jews, New York City, 1980—1986, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 1980—1986. Vice president, president Stephen Wise Free Synagogue, New York City. Business advisory committee Bergtown High School, New York City, since 1979, Lower E. Side Service Center, since 1987.
Member nominating committee board trustees Union American Hebrew Congregations, 1984—1985.
Member of American Society for Training and Development, American Society Personnel Administration, Wall St. Personnel Management Association, Uptown Chamber of Commerce.
Married Sheila Padgurski Jones Ashen, March 31, 1966 (divorced). Children: Scott, Jenifer. Married Nancy Sundheimer Ashen, July 25, 1976.
1 child Benjamin.