Ascent family office support for California and Hawaii

About our regional office

Each of our clients define success in different ways and have unique goals that drive them. We work with successful families like yours to identify your distinctive needs, goals and passions, and align around a vision for the future. Then we put the full expertise of our multidisciplinary team of experts behind you to work toward your objectives. As your family’s needs evolve, so will our partnership. We’re built to serve you now and for decades to come.

Meet our Ascent regional team.

Kelly Thomson Ascent Managing Director U.S. Bank

Kelly Thomson

Regional Managing Director


Steve Bellman Ascent Managing Director U.S. Bank

Steve Bellman

Managing Director, Investments


Kerwin Deese

Managing Director, Client Advisory


Justin Flach Ascent Managing Director U.S. Bank

Justin Flach

Managing Director, Wealth Strategy


Carol Khan-Hotaki Ascent Director U.S. Bank

Carol Khan-Hotaki

Director, Private Banking


Jonathan Miles Ascent Managing Director U.S. Bank

Jonathan Miles

Managing Director, Investments


Leena Patidar Ascent Managing Director U.S. Bank

Leena Patidar

Managing Director, CFO Services


Eric Romaine Ascent Associate Director U.S. Bank

Eric Romaine

Director, Client Experience


Ascent private capital management services

Services to amplify your impact

From investment management to family office services, from trust and estate services to private banking, we have the expertise and resources you need. Everything we do, from our deeply personal approach to utilizing advanced technology, unlocks new possibilities to generate the greatest impact.

Newport Beach office location

The Ascent team is here to help families like yours sustain wealth across generations and support the people and causes you care about. We look forward to speaking with you about your financial and family legacy goals.

If you don’t see an Ascent office near you please request a call. One of our private capital management professionals would be pleased to assist you.

U.S. Bank Ascent family office location in Newport Beach, California



4100 Newport Place, Suite 900
Newport Beach, CA 92660

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