Dr. Jesse Bolinger is a RISE AmeriCorps member serving with the RISE AmeriCorps Macro Team.
He graduated from Graceland University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications, Regis University with a Master’s of Science in Nonprofit Organization Management, and Capella University with his PhD in Public Service Leadership with a Nonprofit Management focus.
Dr. Bolinger has served as Director of the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) at Graceland University. Dr. Bolinger served as an AmeriCorps VISTA member with Decatur County Iowa Development Corporation. Dr. Bolinger additionally has served as Executive Director for Creston Arts including completion of the National Service Fellowship.
Dr. Bolinger currently serves as Executive Director for the Southwest Iowa local Workforce Development Board. Dr. Bolinger lives in Creston with his daughters Graceleigh and Everleigh, and Leader and guide dog, Burley. Interests include playing his guitars, spending time with family and friends, reading and travel.