Elliott & Associates

Professional Staff

Ascendant Consulting, Inc. encompasses a team of professionals that are available to meet the life care planning and vocational rehabilitation needs of clients throughout Mississippi and the Southeastern United States. Our qualified experts include:


David E. Stewart, M.A., CRC, CLCP, ABDA

David Stewart is the founder of Ascendant Consulting, Inc. He has 30 years’ experience in rehabilitation, with over 20 years of rehabilitation supervisory experience. Mr. Stewart has held leadership positions in the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals (IARP) and has presented on rehabilitation-related topics in a variety of national and regional forums.


Daniel V. Turner, M.Ed., CRC
Certified Rehabilitation Counselor

Daniel V. Turner is a Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor who began working at Ascendant Consulting, Inc. in 2011.  He is a graduate of Mississippi State University and Auburn University.  Daniel’s areas of practice include Job Placement Services, Vocational Rehabilitation Evaluations, Vocational Expert Testimony, and Labor Market Research.  Daniel is also actively involved in research related to vocational issues in litigated cases.  Daniel is currently the President of the Mississippi Chapter of the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals and was a co-presenter of “The Reasonable Job Search Question” at the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals annual conference, in November 2013.



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