Helping C-Suite Hire Faster While Reducing Risk by 50%!

Mike Sudermann

CEO & Managing Partner

Greg Gray

Client Partner - Executive Leadership Coach

Tracy Nini

West Coast Client Partner - Specialist in Loss Prevention

Client Feedback

Let’s Get Started – Call Us Today

 We do what is right, NOT what is easy!

Mike Sudermann CEO & Managing Partner

Expertise: Mike and ASCENT Select have made over 300 direct direct hire placements since the firm was founded in June 2022. Mike specializes in providing clients Talent Acquisition & Strategy for discerning C-Suite leaders who understand the value or hiring a human capital advisor. Mike’s functional niche is Finance, All Things Supply Chain, Legal, HR, Operations, and Sales. Mike is a best selling author of the book, The Executive Leap, Breakthrough Strategies to Land Your Next Top Job (All royalties are donated to charity).

Leasa McIntosh

VP of Recruiting

Leasa is our Sr. Client Partner / VP of Recruiting and joins ASCENT Select after spending nearly twenty-five years owning and operating her own executive search firm. Leasa brings expertise in recruiting the industries top 10-15% talent to organizations throughout the world. Prior to joining ASCENT Select she worked with Amazon (AWS), Workday, and the IRONMAN Group.

Greg Gray

Client Partner – Executive Leadership Coach

Expertise: Greg has been an Executive Coach and Consultant for thirteen years. His previous twenty-two year experience was at the executive level of manufacturing, service and SaaS organizations. His genius is assisting organizations in building world-class teams and thriving operations, along with a robust strategic plan. Greg is the author of Business Owner Freedom, transform your business to create the lifestyle you desire; podcast host and speaker. Greg lives with Kim, is wife of over twenty-five years, in Fernandina Beach, Florida.

Tracy Nini

West Coast Client Partner – Specialist in Loss Prevention

Expertise: Tracy is Founder and CEO of WCR a leading national Executive Search firm in Asset Protection, Loss Prevention and Security. Active in Retail, Manufacturing, Consumer Products, and Technology industries for roles in Security, Asset Protection/ Loss Prevention, and Fraud, Safety.

Dave Brown

Client Partner

Expertise: 20+ years of restaurant leadership experience in operations (VP and DO titles) while guiding restaurant brands such as Applebees, Houlihans, and craft beer related organizations to great success. As a result, Dave has outstanding expertise and know how in all FOH & BOH operational roles. He utilizes his leadership, hiring, mentoring, and training experience in his recruiting practice.

Jane Prugh

Client Partner

Expertise: Operations & Information Technology
20+ years placing top tier mid-to-senior level IT Executives