Ashley Risting, Executive Director
Ashley was named the executive director of LINK in January 2022. Ashley brings a wealth of knowledge to this position. She previously served as the Christian Education/Youth Director at the Grinnell United Methodist Church for more than 12 years. Prior to living in Grinnell, Ashley attended Penn State University where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in secondary education.
Ashley Grundler, Administrative & Mentor Coordinator
Ashley has been working with mentoring in Grinnell for nearly 8 years. She began as a volunteer and eventually joined as a mentor coordinator in 2017. In August 2021, she was named the administrative coordinator for the afterschool, summer, and mentoring programs for LINK Grinnell. Before joining LINK Grinnell, Ashley was employed by Grinnell Regional Medical Center in the Communications & Development Office.