Three founders of Ascendant began providing financial solutions to middle market agribusiness companies while working for CoBank, one of the largest lenders in the space. Ascendant Partners' agribusiness experience includes processing, marketing, and transporting and export. This work has been in many sectors, including row crops, fruits, vegetables, dairy, livestock processing, fiber and renewable energy.

The partners have experience in providing a range of services, including market assessments, buisness feasibilities, investment evaluations, capital formation, business valuation, strategic planning, and mergers and acquisitions. Ascendant understands the related market dynamics, business drivers and capital requirements needed to create superior results.