Corporate Core Values


Ascent lives and works by our core values. This means that we accept responsibility for the truth, whether good or bad; we recognize that we are our brand and, as such, we carry ourselves with decorum and respect; and finally, we work as a team to consistently deliver the best results for your business.

Leadership Team

Rob Kent, CPA, CGA — Interim CEO

Rob has over 25 years of experience in the electricity industry providing financial, strategic and regulatory leadership to electric, public water utility and various competitive activities, including renewable energy projects.

Board of Directors

Ascent’s five-member Board of Directors is appointed by St. Thomas City Council, our company’s shareholder. Current members include:

  • John Laverty — Chair
  • Charles Mossman - Vice Chair
  • Mayor Heather Jackson
  • Gary Clarke
  • Linda Stevenson