September 2022

Betty Brinn Children’s Museum

Brian King (CEO)

The mission of the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum is to inspire all children to wonder and explore their world through play and innovative, hands-on learning experiences. Since 1995, the Museum’s…

January 2022

Catalpa Health

Mary Downs, CEO

Catalpa Health is a pediatric outpatient mental health and wellness organization that serves more than 9,000 kids annually. Mental health services are provided through clinics in Appleton, Oshkosh, Waupaca, and…

December 2021

Festival Foods

Joel Kuplack, Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Founded in 1946 as Skogen’s IGA, Festival Foods is a Wisconsin family- and employee-owned grocer committed to giving back to the communities it serves and providing guests with exceptional service…

October 2021

M3 Insurance

Alicia Kiser, Vice President of Human Resources

M3 Insurance has worked with Ascend Talent Strategies for 5+ years and they have become an extension of our team. I most appreciate their ability to help M3 hone in…

September 2021

Hatco Corporation

Dave Ralston, President and CEO

Ascend has been invaluable to us in our leadership training and succession planning efforts. The combination of in-depth evaluations of candidates talents and motivations, along with the optional on-going coaching…

November 2020

Southgate Leasing Services

Ascend Talent Strategies welcomes Southgate Leasing Services as a New Client! For Southgate Leasing, Ascend Talent Strategies helped bring definition to a critical role and, then, conducted our deep dive…

November 2020

WHEDA

WYMAN WINSTON, FORMER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

I have had the opportunity to use Ascend Talent Strategies assessment work for my managers. Their work has helped me strengthen emerging and new senior managers by providing them and…

November 2020

JP CULLEN

Cullen-Schultz and George Cullen, CO-PRESIDENTS

JP Cullen relies on Ascend Talent Strategies to aid us in the most important part of our business: hiring and developing our people. Ascend provides an objective resource for us…

November 2020

Wenthe-Davidson

FREDERICK M. ANDERSON,
PRESIDENT AND CEO

“Wenthe-Davidson has enjoyed the service of Ascend for over 10 years. We have used them to assist us with strategic planning, talent fit and proper placement of top executives as…

October 2020

Creative Automation

MARK STRECKERT,
CO-OWNER AND VICE PRESIDENT

Creative Automation, Inc. is a world class manufacturer of custom material handling and processing equipment for the woodworking and related industries. We employ highly skilled electromechanical assemblers, machinists and welders,…