Our Team

Social capital is not only a core component of the two-generation approach; every person needs a network of others to depend and rely on. At Ascend, we’re all about teamwork—none of this work would be possible without the contributions of every team member. Learn a little more about us here.


Anne Mosle

Vice President and Executive Director

Leila Sammander

Program Coordinator

Lindsay Broyhill

Communications Strategist and Manager

Lori Severens

Assistant Director for Leadership and Design

Marissa Mahoney

Senior Program Associate

Marjorie Sims

Managing Director

Maryam Kanna

Program Coordinator

Roxane White

Morgridge Innovator in Residence

Samaura Stone

Policy Analyst

Sarah Haight

Assistant Director for Network and Outreach

Veronica McLaughlin

Executive Assistant