Our team understands your technology, products, and services – and know how to reach your customers. We already speak the same language. That’s our niche – we know what needs to get done and we execute – so you can keep moving forward.
As Managing Partner, Michael Cannon’s technical sales and marketing experience spans over 30 years. He shares a passion for technology and the entrepreneurial drive of our clients, balanced with many years supporting Enterprise business and Public Sector accounts.
Michael began his career in IT networking and business communications at Verizon. After a decade in Business, Enterprise and Government Markets, Michael was recruited by MCI, where he managed National Accounts and Network Development, Regulatory and Competitive Analysis programs. Prior to co-founding Ascent in 2002, he was Espire’s Director of Technical Solutions.
Michael is a graduate of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. He and his wife Amy live in Severn, Maryland.
Bryan Bussom – Steering the backoffice
Bryan has responsibility for administration, research, web services and IT for Ascent. Prior to Ascent Solutions, Bryan managed executive metrics, budget, analysis, and the Intranet for his division at Espire Communications. Bryan also worked at Aerotek and TEK Systems where he was a Manager in Operations Support. He also provided financial analysis and supported Fortune 500 clients.
Bryan earned his MBA from the University of Maryland and BA from Shepherd College. He and his wife Christine live in Simpsonville, South Carolina with their three children.