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Ascendry provides transformational organizational and executive leadership development, scientifically grounded and business tested, for lasting change.


For individuals, many organizations provide executive assessment and development. However, if your organization does not offer those tools, it can be difficult to find qualified practitioners. Ascendry provides assessment and development opportunities that are effective and affordable for individuals.

For leaders, the position of authority can provide plenty of freedom, but many leaders find themselves distanced from coworkers and left needing support. Ascendry provides direct and objective feedback for leaders who are ready to maximize their potential.

For talent teams, working inside organizations allows talent development professionals to work closely with their colleagues to address the needs of organizations. These close relationships can often benefit from the fresh perspective and absolute confidentiality of external development providers. Ascendry offers a wide range of tools and programs with 100% confidentiality, helping Talent Teams to foster psychological safety and trust.

For organizations, creating and maintaining successful talent management systems is a full-time job. Strategically planning, designing, implementing, maintaining, and revising the hiring, on-boarding, training and development, succession planning, and exit processes can be overwhelming. Ascendry presents opportunities for strategic partnership through these processes so organizations can maintain these services for their employees.


Read more about organizational development, coaching, personality, and how to grow in the Ascendry blog.


Ascendry provides a full range of individual and organizational assessments and data analysis tools.


Enhance your development through a wide variety of self-guided experiential programs.


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Meet The Team


Erika Weed, MBA

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Erika Weed is a certified executive coach and organizational consultant with a passion for lighting fires under her clients. She is a doctoral candidate at George Washington University pursuing a degree in Human and Organizational Development. She led teams in change, culture, leadership of organizations, and identifying areas for development and is trained in the use of several psychoanalytical tools, including the Actualized Leader Profile and Workplace Big Five 4.0 Profile.


Erika has worked with organizations around the world, including the Presbyterian Church (USA), Charlotte Hornets, Novant Healthcare, EnPro Industries, Charlotte Leaders Under 40, Carolinas Healthcare System, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, and Queens University of Charlotte.  She has also worked with leaders in Los Angeles, Washington D.C., France, Germany, New York City, and Estonia.


She received a Bachelors of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications from Winthrop University and a Master of Business Administration from the McColl School of Business at Queens University.

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Dr. Dick Loveless Jr. is a professional data collector, analyst, and the founder of Azimuth, a data analysis and organization consulting company. He is the Research Coordinator at OFFSITE, an events and spirits
marketing firm. Dick has also worked in the Mental Health, Hospitality, Organizational Development, Human Resources, Logistics, and Retail industries. Dick received his Doctorate in Education: Majoring in Organizational Learning, Leadership and Innovation from Wilmington University in July 2019. He has a Master’s Degree in Forensic Psychology from Argosy University, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Wesley College.


Over the past 10 years, Dick has been able to integrate a diverse collection of experiences with the principles and discipline of research, analytics, storytelling, coaching, and academia, enabling him to explore and operate outside traditional thinking to influence decision making,
financial performance, operational excellence, and people development. He is able to examine operational needs, identify issues, problem solve, and act as a navigational change agent helping organizations realize and reach their goals.

Dick Loveless, Ed.D.

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