Outreach & Spiritual Growth Director at Red Cedar Church
Ashley serves as the outreach and spiritual growth director at Red Cedar Church in Rice Lake, Wis. She spent the first ten years of her career managing communications, culture change, and corporate reputation for a Fortune 50 company. In 2008, she joined the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity as its communications director.
In 2009, Ashley was appointed as Illinois Governor Pat Quinn’s press secretary and, in 2010, was asked to serve as his communications director. In 2011, Governor Quinn appointed Ashley as chief of staff of Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice with a vision to transform the department from the inside out.
Ashley and her husband, Craig, moved to Rice Lake in 2015 to be a part of what God is doing through Red Cedar Church. She is responsible for the church’s local and global engagement efforts and oversees its spiritual growth pathways.
She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Butler University and a Master of Nonprofit Management from North Park University. In her spare time, she can be found chasing her toddler around the park.