Executive Director & Founder of Helping Hands - Bluffton & Montpelier

When Helping Hands opened in January of 2013, Brandy Aschliman knew the mission of the organization must be relationships. She believes difficult situations or life in general was never meant to be done alone. Before starting Helping Hands, Brandy was a 5th grade teacher for 11 years. Brandy and Ryan have been married for 18 years and have five children, ranging in ages from 11-14. Life is never dull in their house! Brandy loves to spend time with her family, read, and be out doors. As the Executive Director, Brandy is involved in all aspects of the organization. Her favorite part of what she does is advocating for women and families that have run out of options. If you are facing a difficult situation or desire to advocate for others, please contact Brandy at