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WHO WE ARE 

Ascendant Leadership and Change Group (ALC) is a minority-owned firm that provides management consulting and education services to private, public, and non-profit organizations. We are dedicated to helping our clients:
  • Assess and understand the extent to which their culture, structure, competencies, and processes are consistent with their strategy and goals; and
  • Develop and implement actions, from training to organizational change efforts, which achieve results by aligning and strengthening these key performance components.
ALC was founded by Dr. Darrell L. Harvey after a long career of internal and external consulting with leading public and private sector organizations. Dr. Harvey is joined by a group of outstanding associates to form a talented and flexible team. While a young organization, ALC brings with it a wealth of expertise and experience to our clients.
Our team brings commitment, client focus, and results orientation to everything we do. We blend a practical understanding of what drives individual and organizational performance with extensive expertise in disciplines such as:
  • Industrial-Organizational Psychology;
  • Organizational Development;
  • Adult Learning;
  • Organizational Communication;
  • Clinical Psychology;
  • Quality Management;
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; and 
  • Public Administration and Policy

A NAME BUILT WITH A CAUSE

The name Ascendant was chosen because it reflects the journey to a better place for leaders, organizations, and communities.

We want to help them and their stakeholders rise to that place.

Ascendance

Speaks to the awareness of and belief in the possibilities ahead

Requires

A clear-eyed understanding of the present, including strengths, limitations, and the lessons from your failures/successes

Realized By

  • Commitment to the journey throughout its inevitable twists and turns 

  • Willingness to grow and adapt

  • Honest assessment of risks and rewards

  • Building authentic alliances along the way

Ascendance is not just defined by a specific outcome, but also by the inherent value of the journey.

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