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John Poling, CFO

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John W. Poling is the Chief Financial Officer at Ascension after extensive experience in serving on numerous public company Board of Directors as Chairman of the Audit Committee, member of Governance and Compensation Committees as well as Chairman of a “Special Committee” responsible for the sale of a company to an investment banking firm.  He has also served as CFO with various public and private companies, overseeing two company’s Initial Public Offerings and numerous Capital Offerings and has served as a financial and business consultant. His graduate work in financial management has led him to assist the management of Ascension to reorganize and establish controls for accountability and organizational structure, developing operating plans and improved financial reporting which he finds to be a rewarding challenge as he enjoys working with the staff at Ascension.  John is proud to have rung the NASDAQ market opening bell in Times Square, NYC and hopes to retire and break a hundred years old.