Ascend Management Consultants was started to bring the focus of consulting back to providing exceptional customer service that builds long-term relationships. Our goal is to become a strategic partner and to help you achieve superior performance.
Matt Miciula, MBA, CMA, PMP
Matt held sales positions and worked in the financial industry for several years before graduating from the Goodman School of Business in 2010. He completed the MBA-CMA combined program and began working as an ERP Business Consultant in Edmonton, Alberta. Matt is a trained accountant and has successfully complete the CMA program in Edmonton. He has also completed an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario. He has experience in operating and providing accounting services for both small and mid-market sized businesses. Matt began working as a consultant with the Brock Business Consulting Group in April, 2009. His areas of specialty include Management Accounting, Financial Reporting & Business Intelligence, Financial Management, Business Process Design, and Business Strategy. Matt is also lecturer at MacEwan University teaching Managerial Information & Control Systems.
Nikos Rentas, PMP, BSc
Nikos has seen growing success in developing start-ups, small businesses, and project based companies through strategically implementing innovated business models and processes. He was nominated by the Cambridge Chamber for the 2012 Young Entrepreneur of the Year award with his work for innovative start-ups and vast community support with organizations such as the KW Greek Food Festival and the Cambridge Public Library. As a local entrepreneur and graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University and Trent University he holds an Honours Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Education along with the Project Management Professional Designation (PMP) through the Project Management Institute. His objective, with his coined term “Audience Cultivator,” is to create relationships and partnerships, harnessing the power of networks in creating opportunities for business through innovation.
Tom Krolak, MBA
Tom successfully completed the MBA program from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario. He has exceptional critical thinking and analytical skills, which were honed while working in South Africa analyzing “triple-bottom-lines” and sustainability. Tom is a sustainability expert and has training in Excel and R software. Tom has experience in risk management and insurance and is continuously pursuing projects to reduce risk exposure for our clients. Tom is a valued member of the extended Ascend Management Consultants team and is a passionate team player that can always see the big picture towards a common goal. We are lucky to have Tom apart of our team as he had also interviewed with industry recognized Toronto consulting firms.
Lekan is enrolled in the MBA program at the University of Alberta. Lekan is also pursuing the CMA designation and attending courses and seminars provided by CMA Alberta. He has experience in the financial industry having worked at HSBC and TD Waterhouse. Lekan has also worked as a Financial Analyst in the health care industry and has training in Oracle 11.59 and Oracle 12. He has a strong foundation in investments, securities, and strategic finance. Lekan brings a strong network to Ascend Management Consultants and is a strong team player in providing to the needs of our clients.