MARKER DEVELOPMENT TO DELIVER 200,000 SQUARE FEET OF SPECULATIVE DEVELOPMENT IN BELLEFONTAINE, OHIO, INVESTING $14 MILLION
Marker Development LLC, an affiliate of Marker, Inc., broke ground on 200,000 square feet of new speculative construction at Peak Industrial Park in Bellefontaine, Ohio, investing more than $14 million.
Earlier this summer I had the opportunity to tour downtown Bellefontaine with Small Nation founder, Jason Duff, and some of his team members.
At first glance, Ascend Consulting may seem like your average accounting firm. But upon closer inspection, you'll find a local company doing critically important work for organizations not only here in Logan County, but across the country. Founded in 2017, Ascend Consulting has grown from a local management consulting firm to a full-service firm with clients around the U.S. and employees in multiple states contributing to the company's goal of providing reliable, responsive service with professionalism and great attention to quality.
Ascend goes beyond the typical accounting firm services of bookkeeping and tax to truly help companies grow and scale by using a unique "Strategy + Finance + Team" model which goes beyond the financials and advises companies on their strategies, their teams, and the critical decisions they need to make in order to achieve greater success.
Having grown up in Logan County and graduated from Riverside High School, Ascend's Founder and CEO Jacob Schroeder has always had a special place in his heart for this community. His goal in founding Ascend Consulting in Logan County was to prove that professionals can return to their community and create successful careers here. "This is especially true in the remote world where we can serve clients all over the world while enjoying the high quality of living that Logan County can offer," shares Jacob. His success with Ascend Consulting has earned him recognition locally as the Chamber's 2020 Young Professional of the Year; in addition, Jacob has been recognized nationally as a nominee for the Top 100 QuickBooks ProAdvisors in 2020. He also has served on the QuickBooks Accountant/Payroll Council, a group of 18 accounting professionals from around the country working to help Intuit improve their product for clients and the industry.