Ascend Fundraising Solutions, is a fast growing software technology company. We are the market leader in data driven charitable fundraising solutions, including raffles and sweepstakes. With offices in New York, Toronto and the UK, we deliver our products to over 450 clients globally, including some of the most iconic brands across the sports landscape and world leading charitable organizations.

Clients include partners across the NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, MLS, NLL, CFL, & NCAA as well as NASCAR events and PGA tournaments, as well as charitable organizations such as the Special Olympics, United Way and the CNIB.

OUR TEAM

Daniel

DANIEL LEWIS

CEO

Daniel Lewis is the CEO of Ascend and the Managing Partner of Orange Capital Ventures, a private equity fund that owns Ascend.

shivani

SHIVANI ANAND

GENERAL COUNSEL & CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT

Shivani Anand manages Gaming Nation’s legal matters in Canada and the U.S. as well as the company’s regulatory compliance. Before joining Ascend, Shivani provided due diligence services to clients of Deloitte.

Ken

KEN COOK

CRO

Ken Cook leads the sales and customer success teams. He is responsible for his team’s delivery of outstanding results for our customers over our various fundraising solutions across North American sales, customer success, and strategic partnerships.

dan

DAN LIBRO

CPO

Dan Libro oversees the product and marketing teams at Ascend. This includes the implementation and integration of all products and services under the Ascend umbrella.

jason

JASON LITTLE

VP OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Jason Little oversees all business development functions for Ascend, this includes all new relationship opportunities and strategic directions for the clients.

blair

BLAIR MCGIBBON

CFO

Blair McGibbon is responsible for all aspects of finance operations, including risk management and council to the CEO, board members and senior management.

john

JOHN NESTOR

CTO

John Nestor leads the technology and operations teams. As such, is responsible for the software tech and development, all tech related strategy and execution, product management, and quality assurance.