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Ascend Consulting, LLC

Our Team

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Meet Our Staff:

Jacob Schroeder, CPA
Founder & CEO

BrianJacob founded Ascend Consulting in 2017 with the mission of helping small businesses succeed. His experiences, from working in Fortune 500 companies and small businesses to being managing partner of an accounting firm, give him the knowledge to help businesses scale, grow and mature. Jacob currently resides in Bellefontaine, OH and loves meeting other business owners and entrepreneurs. Jacob is a Certified Quickbooks Online ProAdvisor and a member of the 2017-2018 Intuit Accountants Council.


Jennifer Wilcoxon
Client Success Agent

JenniferJennifer is one of our Client Success Agents and has an associate degree in accounting. Her experience from years of working in the accounting field in various positions has given her excellent customer service skills and the ability to build great relationships with clients. Jennifer lives in Bellefontaine with her husband and two children.

Emily Daffron
Client Success Agent

Emily DaffronEmily joined Ascend Consulting in 2018 to maintain clients’ books, manage internal business processes and ensure client success within QuickBooks Online. She is a bookkeeper and process manager at two firms and has been Certified in QuickBooks Online since 2016. Emily works remotely from Lima, OH and is a 2016 graduate from Ohio University.

Sally Schmachtenberger, CPA
Accounting Manager

SallySally joined Ascend Consulting in 2019 and is a CPA Licensed in Ohio. Her experience working in audit, tax, and with small businesses from start-ups to well established entities have prepared her to serve and guide our clients to achieve their set goals. She is an Ohio native born and raised in Carroll County, she now resides in Bluffton, South Carolina.

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