Meet the Ascention Management Team

W. Daniel Cox III CMA, CFM
W. Daniel Cox III CMA, CFM CEO
Dan has over 15 years of experience in the analytics industry, 5 years of Financial Management experience and 5 years of Audit & Fraud Investigation experience. He has been directly employed by the largest previously independent BI company in the world and aided that company’s successful business growth in the US, UK, Europe and Australia. The majority of his financial management experience comes from being the Financial Controller of the second largest hydro-electric power producing utility in North America. He directly managed 2 hydro projects with O&M budgets of $50 million and CapEx budgets of $750 million. Finally, his outstanding performance in the ANZ region earned him one of the top-rated consultants in the industry and is well recognised in those circles as an expert.
Grant Creswell
Grant CreswellDirector
Grant brings key technology and cultural changes to organisations in the capacity of CIO/CTO. His ability to quickly understand organisational value chains and processes then developing recognised value returns and key Stakeholder engagement has been a critical success factor to a number of significant projects with organisations such as: Telstra, Opera Australia, Goodyear and Federal Department of Veterans affairs.
He has played a key part in many start-ups, including building a primary school and then secondary school from scratch on the North Beaches of Sydney. As board member (21 years) and Chairman (15 of the 21 Years) of Oxford Falls Grammar, his passion for engaging people in worthy projects has been very rewarding for all.
Ben Norsa
Ben NorsaDirector
Throughout a 30-year career working with SAS, Fujitsu and CSC, Ben has worked closely with many CIOs, CMOs CFOs, and CEOs on improving their business through technology and services. He helps his clients better understand their customers and business processes, resolve challenges and uncover opportunities. Ben’s key goal is for every client to become a passionate advocate for Ascention.