Ascend is a game-changing company built to help CPAs reach their goals.

Backed by Alpine Investors, a people-driven private equity firm, we are bringing the benefits of a large firm to entrepreneurial CPAs while preserving the independence and culture of their local firm. Read about us in Accounting Today.

Our growth capital, combined with the Ascend Growth Model, empowers CPAs to:

  • Lead with confidence
  • Nurture flourishing cultures
  • Offer rewarding careers
  • Lean on shared resources, and
  • Bring their firms into the new age

Ascend is actively seeking partnerships with strong regional firms with approximately $10 to $50 million in revenue led by growth-minded leaders who want a strategic partner to help them reach their goals. Sound like you?

Our co-founder, Aaron Dawson CPA, shares his founding story and why he’s partnering with Ascend.

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