Member Spotlight

ERCC Member Spotlight logoThe member spotlight was created to give members an opportunity to showcase themselves to their fellow Chamber members and to the community.  The business that wins the member spotlight will be featured for one month on our Weekly eVents emails, the Chamber’s website, and in our new, quarterly newsletter Crossroads.

What is your position with Ascend Consulting, Inc. and how long have your worked for Ascend Consulting, Inc.?

I am the President and founder of Ascend consulting which was formally incorporated in 2002.

In a nutshell, what does Ascend Consulting, Inc. provide its customers?


Ascend Consulting provides professional counseling, coaching and training to individuals, business and non -profits so they achieve their highest potential.

How would you describe Ascend Consulting, Inc. to a potential client?

We empower executives and professionals to achieve greater business success through skillful communication, mindful leadership, and emotional intelligence.  Our clients take charge of their careers and their lives by effectively navigating organizational dynamics, reducing stress, increasing business acumen, and improving performance.

Tell us about Ascend Consulting, Inc.’s history and any unique facts.

I began Ascend Consulting as a clinician providing counseling to individuals and families. Soon, clients asked me to present my communication and stress management strategies to their companies and non -profits. Fifteen years ago, I added executive coaching and am now a professional certified coach PCC and Past President at the Philadelphia Chapter of the International Coach Federation.  I love helping business owners and leaders turn potential into results especially through sharpening their leadership skills and life balance.  

What makes Ascend Consulting, Inc. stand out from others?

My clinical background combined with my coaching experience and certification means I bring a deep understanding of human behavior, neuroscience and team functioning. I am a trusted advisor and thought partner based who can provide proven strategies to help people and organizations overcome challenges and achieve their personal and organizational goals.

What do you do to serve your clients best?

Each of my clients is someone to whom I make a personal commitment to help them be do and have their best results.  My special expertise in Mindfulness, Resilience and Emotional Intelligence equips people with the skills they need to succeed in today’s complex and busy world.  

What is Ascend Consulting, Inc. ’s proudest accomplishments?

Really, I have 3: Servicing as President at ICF: Philadelphia, Writing and recording my CD “Come to the Quiet: Meditation for Relaxation and Healing” and being named the ERCC’s  2011 Small Business Person of the Year.

Why is Ascend Consulting, Inc. a member of the Exton Region Chamber of Commerce?

Because I believe in the power of serving my local community and doing business with and for the ERCC members.  ERCC is a caring group of people with whom I am proud to have worked alongside for over 15 years!


It is not where you start that matters, it’s where you are going, who you become, and the positive impact you have along the way.”

Marjorie Johnson, LCSW, PCC    President, Ascend Consulting