We work with clients to find their unique path to success. A path defined by their values, purpose and mission.  Coaching provides clients with the skills needed to create mileposts in their careers, build resilience, and curate learning to  become entrepreneurs, leaders, and CEO's. From StartUps to retirement, we are the strategic thought partner for clients navigating change. 

Wendy Dickinson - Founder

Wendy Dickinson is the founder of Ascend LLC, a coaching firm specializing in working with business owners and executives on the psychological and neurological aspects of transition. Raised with small business in her blood, Wendy hails from a family of entrepreneurs. She is passionate about seeing business people, who have spent their lives building business, reap the rewards of their efforts.  She coaches clients in using a growth mindset and self-awareness to position them for a successful transition, from beginning to end.

Wendy holds a Master’s in Counselor Education from the University of Virginia, a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Mary Washington, and certification from the International Coach Federation.  Wendy brings her experiences as an individual and group therapist to every coaching relationship.

In addition to her work as The M&A Coach, Wendy is an accomplished dog trainer, training both canines and their humans.   


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