Ashley started working at Grinnell in January of 2014. She spent six years at Iowa State University singing in Cantamus women’s choir, working as a Community Advisor, and earning a BFA in Integrated Studio Arts and an M Ed in Student Affairs. Her focus area in graduate school was leadership and learning and she has a strong passion for leadership and growth mindset development. She also has a number of hobbies including singing, sewing, crocheting, and baking. She lives and works in Younker hall with her husband, Joshua; two guinea pigs, Scarlet and Clover; and an adorable brittany puppy named Wicket! She loves working with everyone at Grinnell and loves meeting new folks so stop by her office on Younker 1st any time!