Ascent, founded by Curtis Alling, Gary Jakobs, Sydney Coatsworth, Amanda Olekszulin, and Honey Walters, provides clients with personally engaged professionals dedicated to meeting higher standards by applying leading-edge thinking to complex environmental issues. We are a certified Small Business Enterprise (SBE) and a Woman-owned Business Enterprise (WBE).
Our CultureYour success is our success. Our careers are focused on this philosophy. What does this mean? Helping our clients succeed through senior engagement and constant focus on the end goal; supporting the career development of our employees through growth opportunities and personal involvement; and committing to help elevate industry standards by leading and participating in educational forums. We want to be a first-choice, career employer, with dedication to and support of our local communities. learn more
Our StandardsThink of us first when you are facing complex and important environmental and natural resources issues. We have the depth of experience, enthusiasm, resources, quality standards, dependability, integrity, and personal service that our clients deserve. We seek to listen and understand, then deliver solutions aimed at exceeding our clients' expectations. These standards will serve as guideposts as we grow.
With over a century of experience among our five principals, we are focused on our passion: personally supporting our clients and staff and bringing high-level thought leadership to the environmental planning industry. Consistent with our expertise and project experience, we provide CEQA and NEPA, natural resources, strategic regulatory guidance, climate change/greenhouse gas, and air quality and noise analysis services to California and the Western U.S.