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OVER TWO DECADES OF PROGRESS

▪ We've led global deployments for business of all sizes


▪ Microsoft technology certified


▪ Experienced with leading CRM's like Hubspot, Salesforce, Microsoft Dynamics


▪ Experts in the science of big data for customer oriented solutions


▪ Helped dozens of companies improve direct marketing and CRM


▪ We've managed over 200 projects for over 50 clients

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Ascendant Group History

  • 1990’s: Launched Ascendant Group & Trans Mail Inc. (WI) direct marketing, campaign management, direct mail, fulfillment, CRM consulting

  • 1990's, expanded double digit rates for 6 years

  • Divested “brick & mortar” businesses in 2002

  • 2000 – 2015: Ascendant Group LLC (WI): led over 20 global CRM and marketing automation solution deployments for some of America’s biggest brands; including Microsoft and Salesforce.com technologies:​​

    • Caterpillar global

    • Playtex, Clorox, M&M Mars

    • Plexus Technology

    • Presto Manufacturing

    • Northwestern Mutual Capital Markets

    • Wells Fargo Mortgage Division

    • Blackbaud

    • Bucyrus global

    • Polo Ralph Lauren, Jones Apparel, Nautica, PVH

  • 2015 – 2020: Allied with 2 Microsoft partners, we led two startup CRM practices; led practice growth: services, talent, customers, projects:

    • Owens Corning​

    • WileyX Eyewear

    • CHI Overhead Doors

    • Champion Windows & Doors

    • OrthoBank

    • McAllister of NY

    • Kyocera Senco

    • DuBois Chemical

  • 2020: Ascendant Group Inc. (NC) CRM Advisory & Customer Science™ Services



References

Client references, experience and certifications available on request​

 

OUR VALUED PARTNERS

Capability relationships

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MICROSOFT

We are a
Microsoft Dynamics
Customer Insights
certified partner

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GIANT PARTNERS

Marketing Data Acquisition and Enrichment

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WINPURE

Data Quality Management Software Partner

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INSIDEVIEW INSIGHTS

B-B Data Enrichment & Extension

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MELISSA DATA SERVICE PARTNER

Marketing Data Validation & Enrichment

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OCTOPARSE

Powerful Web Crawl & Harvest for Marketing Data Acquisition

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APQC

We are an APCQ member

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MEMBER CDP INSTITUTE

Professional Organization for CDP Industry