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

Marjorie Sims

Managing Director

Lindsay Broyhill

Communications Strategist and Manager

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David Croom

Assistant director for postsecondary achievement and innovation

Tiffany Day

Tiffany Day

Systems Change & Policy Analyst

Eddy Encinales

Program Coordinator

Kimberly M Frank

Kimberly Miyazawa Frank

Morgridge Innovator in Residence

Sarah Haight

Assistant Director for Network and Outreach

Katie Keefer

Katie Keefer

Program Coordinator

Veronica McLaughlin

Executive Assistant

Portia Polk

Program Associate

Lori Severens

Assistant Director for Leadership and Design

James White

Program Coordinator

Roxane White

Morgridge Innovator in Residence

Hallie Young

Program Coordinator