Kevin McNamara

Director of Business Development

With more than 20 years experience in student finance, Kevin joined Ascent in 2019 to expand Ascent’s assistance to schools across the South and Southwest. Throughout his career, Kevin has been a passionate advocate for students and schools in need of unique solutions, with over 15 years spent focusing on the needs of graduate and professional schools as well as international students. Kevin maintains an office in Cleveland, Ohio, where he also volunteers as a higher education counselor for disadvantaged youth. Kevin received a BS in Marketing from John Carroll University in Ohio and an MBA from Auburn University in Alabama.