Ashley (she/her) serves as Halcyon's Grants Manager. She also likes being a listening ear for fellows, and collaborating on how we cultivate inclusive communities. Her belief in the transformative power of the arts and doing good business by doing good by society drives her work at Halcyon. Reading Mohammed Yunus’ Banker to the Poor sparked Ashley’s interest in social entrepreneurship and her passion for reading continues to expand her thinking. Originally from the Midwest, Ashley has spent her career supporting nonprofits in making an impact, using her skills to connect people to the resources they need.
In her spare time Ashley enjoys spending time with the middle school students she mentors and striving to live up to her 7th grade superlative award, Most Charismatic.