Advanced Credentials

Ascending Capital Management is comprised of teams with highly talented and financial professionals dedicated to serving the needs of a variety of clients with unique needs and goals.

Below is an overview of the credentials held by members of our teams

Marc A. Alexander - President, Roy L. Fabbrini III - President, Theresa Fabbrini - Senior Vice President, and Armistead Burwell - Senior Vice President, are CFP® professionals.

A Financial Advisor has earned this designation through demonstrating skills in analyzing and developing personal long-term financial strategies. A CFP® has completed hundreds of hours of rigorous courses and examinations offered by various colleges and universities across the country. These courses are then followed by a 10-hour comprehensive examination administered according to the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards. The qualification process, comprehensive array of advice and skill-based approach distinguish CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioners from other professional advisors, who typically focus on only one area of a client's financial life.
Private Investment Management

As PIM Portfolio Managers, Marc Alexander and Seth Asher offer customized investment portfolios geared toward clients' specific investment goals. PIM Portfolio Managers must meet criteria including proven experience as a Portfolio Manager, substantial assets under management, our firm’s requirement for industry experience, successful completion of FINRA Series 65 or 66 exam, Branch Office Manager/Qualified Supervisor and Regional President approval, and completion of our advanced training program.

The PIM program may not be appropriate for all investors. Please carefully review the Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network, LLC advisory disclosure document for a full description of our services. The minimum account size for this program is $50,000.
Certified Investment Management Analyst®

Marc earned his CIMA® certification and integrates a complex body of investment knowledge that contributes to prudent investment decisions and objective advice for his clients.

To earn his CIMA® designation, Marc completed an intensive educational program and final examination at The Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania covering Modern Portfolio Theory, Asset Allocation, Manager Search and Selection, Investment Policy, and Performance Measurement. As a CIMA® professional, Marc is one of a select group of professionals who have earned this internationally recognized credential.
Accredited Wealth Management Advisor℠

Seth M. Asher, Managing Partner, has earned the Accredited Wealth Management Advisor designation through the Academy of Multidisciplinary Practice, Inc. and the Estate & Wealth Strategies Institute at Michigan State University. Recipients of this certification are recognized for their advanced knowledge in the specialty areas of investment strategies, insurance, estate planning, charitable giving, business succession solutions, and retirement planning.