Donnette Ellis has been serving as Administrative Assistant II supporting both the Office of Investments and the Office of Community Enhancement & Engagement since 2012. In the dual capacity, she provides administrative support to both offices, including scheduling, travel planning and document management. She also maintains the micro-grant community investment requests and the Grinnell College Employee and Student Volunteer Initiative Programs. Before becoming full time with the College, she worked as an On-Call Dispatcher for the Campus and Security department since 2005. Her other work experience includes over 15 years with Fortune 500 Companies, such as Monsanto, John Deere Credit and 10 years with Maytag Services, LLC, a division of Maytag Corporation.