"Helping businesses ascend to new levels"

 

SERVICES
OFFERED

ACCOUNTING & BOOKKEEPING

BUSINESS CONSULTING

FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION

PAYROLL SERVICES
TAX PLANNING
TAX PREPARATION
 

OUR MISSION & VALUES

Professionalism, Dedication, Quality

Professionalism


Merriam-Webster defines professionalism as, “the skill, good judgement, and polite behavior that is expected from a person who is trained to do a job well.” With Ascend Financial, that is exactly what you receive. By combining over 17 years of experience with our unique energy, our clients benefit from a team of professionals. Our high standards, service and specialized staff sets us apart.


Quality


More than your average accountants, Ascend Financial is known for its quality of service and high standards we demand of ourselves. We value our clients and the trust they place in us. Our team provides educated and insightful advice to help clients make strong financial decisions.


Dedication


Ascend Financial values our partnerships with our clients. We view your business as an extension of ours. With that knowledge, we understand that each company has its own unique challenges and needs. Our dedicated staff members work tirelessly to ensure that any issues or questions are addressed in an accurate and timely matter. Ascend Financial is dedicated to helping individuals and businesses ASCEND to new levels.

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OUR FOUNDER

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SHAMELDA PETE

Managing Partner

Deciding to open a full-service accounting firm was a professional goal for this entrepreneurial spirit. A native of Southwest Louisiana she carries her industrious energy in all endeavors. As the owner of Ascend Financial, Shamelda specializes in Tax Return preparation, Tax Return Based Financial Planning, and Accounting Services. She believes minimizing taxes today can greatly enhance one’s wealth tomorrow.

With a wealth of experience, Shamelda has a creative, interdisciplinary approach to the complexities of tax planning for individuals and businesses. A graduate of Southern University A&M College, Shamelda developed a strategy called “Financial FPE” (Focus, Planning, and Execution) to help her clients manage the complexities of accounting, taxes and financial planning.

Shamelda’s diverse work experience includes accounting, auditing and economic development. She holds a Masters degree in Business Administration and has over 17 years of experience in working with individuals and small businesses. An experienced college instructor, she has taught in several colleges. Instructing courses such as audit, financial accounting as well as planning and research courses.
 
Focused on compliance audits, she has audited businesses throughout Louisiana. Shamelda has acquired
an extensive knowledge base in economic development, financial analysis, audit and taxation. Her broad knowledge base is valuable as she works closely with her clients to carefully guide them in business decisions with regard to risk, needs and goals.  

 
Her passion and dedication is in helping small businesses and individuals grow and obtain wealth and success. Committed to helping individuals and businesses ASCEND to new levels.

 

APPOINTMENT

Schedule a FREE consultation call with us today! 

OUR ADDRESS

Ascend Financial, LLC

PO Box 5184
Baton Rouge, LA 70835

Phone: (225) 678-3288

Email: shamelda@ascendfinancialbr.com

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