A Boutique Executive Search Firm

What Makes ASCENT Select Better & Different?

  • We deliver high impact leaders who can help grow your organization
  • Over 1 Million Professionals connected to ASCENT Select
  • Professionals take our calls
  • We are specialist within Supply Chain, Operations & Finance
  • Deliver Calibration Candidates within 15-days
  • Search Partners in North America, Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and Australia who share our values and service expectations
  • Eliminate the fear of making a bad hire
  • Up to 12-month replacement guarantee
  • Guaranteed Results
  • Multiple search options and operate 24/7 enabling us to deliver high impact leaders quickly without sacrificing quality.
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ASCENT Select believes in doing what is right, not what is easy!

We talk to thousands of people, discovering what makes them tick, family, hobbies, what they want in a career move, motivation, goals, industry, and best cultural fit.

Then we place this exceptional talent in organizations around the world.

If you are seeking this exceptional talent and enjoy working with collaborative, communicative, detailed and results oriented strategic partners then give us a call. We will be happy to discuss your current or future search needs.

Contact Mike Sudermann directly at 336-404-4610

Who We Are

ASCENT Select was founded by Mike Sudermann in June 2011 as a boutique executive search firm specializing in –

  • All Things Supply Chain
  • Finance
  • Operations

ASCENT Select has grown into a globally recognized executive search firm becoming a top twenty member of an international recruiting network with over 500 elite search firms, 1800 recruiters and more than 15 million candidates shared between us.

The team has grown to include search partners worldwide who are exceptionally talented leveraging over 127 years of experience within specific functional niches.

ASCENT Select doesn’t use job boards, we actually talk to people, thousands every month. We know who is available and who isn’t. We are highly networked and connected.

We place High Impact Leaders who will stay long-term with your organization. We save you time and ultimately reduce costs of vacancy.


Build a global executive search organization unmatched by other firms. Always exceed value by raising bar well above industry standards, create new services, eliminate services no longer relevant, and reduce costs.


Provide outstanding value for our search services, always exceed expectations, work collaboratively and help our clients hire quickly without sacrificing quality. Ultimately reduce cost of hire and ensure long-term technical and cultural fit.


Play an integral role in how ASCENT Select operates. Our Core Values:

  • Exceed Value & Expectations
  • 100% Integrity
  • Build relationships with clients and candidates
  • It’s Not About Us, It’s About Our Clients!

“Collaboration is Multiplication” – John Maxwell