Ashley Golleher of Carlisle took office as director of government relations at Arkansas Tech University on Thursday, March 1.


Golleher previously served as principal at Innovative Strategies Group LLC. Her duties there included building relationships between clients and legislative and regulatory bodies as well as updating clients on legislative and regulatory activities relevant to their operations.


Her past work experience also includes serving as director of communications for DBH Management Consultants, senior sales manager for Advanced Tissue DCT and deputy district director for Congressman Tim Griffin.


“I am honored to have the opportunity to work for Arkansas Tech University, an institution that provides a foundation of success to so many Arkansans,” said Golleher. “Not only does it produce more Arkansas graduates and residents, Arkansas Tech prepares students for life and all that comes with it. The students, faculty and staff are all part of making Tech the successful institution it is today and I am proud to be part of the team.”


Golleher holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She is a board member for Child Advocacy Centers of Arkansas and the Wade Knox Child Advocacy Center.